What award could the Employment Tribunal make for injury to feelings in a discrimination claim?
The Court of Appeal in Vento -v- Chief Constable of West Yorkshire Police  and Da’ Bell -v- National Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Children set down the following guidance. As at 6 April 2022 the Vento bands are:
- a lower band of £990 to £9,900 (less serious cases);
- a middle band of £9,900 to £29,600 (cases that do not merit an award in the upper band); and.
- an upper band of £29,600 to £49,300 (the most serious cases), with the most exceptional cases capable of exceeding £49,300.