There will be a change to the compensation bands for the 'injury to feelings' award in discrimination cases in the employment tribunal and will apply to any claims issued on or after 11 September 2017 and will be:
lower band (less serious cases): £800 to £8,400
middle band: £8,400 to £25,200
upper band (the most serious cases): £25,200 to £42,000
exceptional cases: over £42,000
The previous bands were:
Lower band: £600 to £6,000
Middle band: £6,000 to £18,000
Higher band: £18,000 to £30,000.
Published: September 2017
For more information contact Gill Reid, Head of Employment, on 01904 716050 or email Gillian.Reid@warekay.co.uk.