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Unfair Dismissal

July 30th, 2010 · No Comments · About Compromise Agreement Blog, Compromise Agreement Solicitor, Compromise Agreement Solicitors, Compromise Agreements, Employment Lawyers, Employment Solicitors, Employment Tribunals, Maternity Rights, Redundancy, Unfair Dismissal, Without Prejudice Discussions, Wrongful dismissal

Employers and employees should note that as of 1 February 2010, the compensatory award for unfair dismissall (maximum to be awarded) is now £65,300.00. There is no statutory limit on compensation payable as a result of Sex, Race and/or Disability Discrimination.

There is a limit of £25,000 on awards that can be made by tribunals in breach of contract (wrongful dismissal).

Also there is no statutory limit on compensation which a tribunal can award in unfair dismissal cases where the dismissal is automatically unfair such as

  • Disability discrimination
  • redundancy- If an employee is selected for redundancy which the law regards as  automatically unfair dismissal
  • race discrimination
  • sex discrimination
  • pregnancy or maternity
  • paternity leave
  • right to be accompanied at meetings

If you require further information please contact us at or visit one of the following pages on employment law:

© RT COOPERS, 2010. This Briefing Note does not provide a comprehensive or complete statement of the law relating to the issues discussed nor does it constitute legal advice. It is intended only to highlight general issues. Specialist legal advice should always be sought in relation to particular circumstances.


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