Every year there is an increase in the limits on certain Employment Tribunal awards and other amounts payable under employment legislation.More change is already on the horizon
From the 6 April 2014, the following notable changes will take effect:
It should be noted that where the dismissal falls before 6 April, the old limits will still apply.
Employment Tribunal Fees Update
It also looks like Employment Tribunal and Employment Appeal Tribunal fees are here to stay. Earlier this month the High Court rejected Unison’s judicial review challenging the introduction of fees.
Since the introduction of fees on the 29 July 2013, the number of claims at the Employment Tribunal has significantly reduced.
This article was written by Alex Pearce, a Solicitor and member of our Employment Team. This article is only intended to provide a general summary and does not constitute legal advice. Specific legal advice should be taken on each individual matter. This article is based on the law as at February 2014.