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Compensation limits and minimum awards increase

Wednesday 7th April 2021

Compensation limits and minimum awards will increase where a claim arises on or after 6 April 2021. The changes include:

  • Raising the maximum compensation for unfair dismissal from £88,519 to £89,493 (or 12 months’ pay if lower); and

  • Increasing the cap on a week’s pay from £538 to £544. This figure is used to calculate various entitlements, including the basic award and statutory redundancy pay.


All information in this update is intended for general guidance only and is not intended to be comprehensive, or to provide legal advice.