Legislation increasing the limits of employment tribunal awards has been laid before Parliament.
The Employment Rights (Increase of Limits) Order 2006 contains the increases that will come into force on 1 February 2007.
The key increases are as follows:
Compensatory award for unfair dismissal – £60,600 (from £58,400)
A week’s pay (for basic award, redundancy payments, etc.) – £310 (from £290).