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Vento bands updated

Friday 12th April 2019

The Vento bands for injury to feelings awards in discrimination cases have been updated.  For claims brought on or after 6 April 2019, the bands are:

  • £900 to £8,800 for less serious cases involving, for example, an isolated incident;
  • A middle band of £8,800 to £26,300; and
  • £26,300 to £44,000 for the most serious cases, for example where there has been a prolonged campaign of harassment.

In only the most exceptional cases should more than £44,000 be awarded.

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