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Increases in redundancy and unfair dismissal payments

On 1st February 2009, the compensatory award for unfair dismissal increased from £60,600 to £63,000.

On 1 October 2009, the maximum amount for calculating a week’s pay, used to calculate a statutory redundancy payment and the basic award for unfair dismissal, will increase from £350 to £380. This will increase the maximum statutory redundancy payment and the maximum basic award from £10,500 to £11,400.

If you need advice on an employment matter, please contact us – we would be pleased to discuss it with you.


Employment Department

Raj Dhokia: r.dhokia@fgdlaw.co.uk
Martin Fine: m.fine@fgdlaw.co.uk