Last reviewed 7 March 2022

The employment tribunal maximum awards have been released for 2022. The rates are applicable to England, Scotland and Wales and are reviewed annually.

Employment tribunal awards and limits

Statutory right

Current rates

Rates from 6 April 2022

Unfair Dismissal — Basic Award

£16,320

£17,130

Unfair Dismissal — Compensatory Award

Maximum £89,493 or 52 weeks’ pay (whichever is lower) (No maximum re: whistleblowing or H&S complaint)

Maximum £93,878 or 52 weeks’ pay (whichever is lower) (No maximum re: whistleblowing or H&S complaint)

Unfair Dismissal — Additional Award

Maximum £14,144–£28,288

Maximum £14,846–£29,692

Discrimination

Unlimited

Unlimited

Week’s Pay for Redundancy Purposes

Maximum £544

Maximum £571

Statutory Redundancy Payment

£16,320

£17,130

Breach of Contract

Amount equal to loss but maximum £25,000

Amount equal to loss but maximum £25,000

Failure to provide Statement of Main Terms

2 or 4 weeks’ pay (capped at max. 1 week’s pay per week)

2 or 4 weeks’ pay (capped at max. 1 week’s pay per week)

Statutory Guarantee Pay (per day)

£30 (payable in lay off situations for max. 1 working week per 3 months)

£31 (payable in lay off situations for max. 1 working week per 3 months)