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Employment: compensation limits and statutory payments 2011/2012

Compensation limits

1 February 2011

1 February 2012

Cap on a week’s pay

£400 

£430

Maximum basic award for unfair dismissal 

£12,0001

£12,9001

Maximum compensatory award for unfair dismissal   

£68,400 

£72,300

Additional award for failure to reinstate

£10,400 - £20,8002

£11,180 - £22,3602

Maximum statutory redundancy pay

£12,0001

£12,9001

Cap on breach of contract claim in tribunal

£25,000

£25,000

Refusal of right to be accompanied

£8001

£8601

Failure to inform/consult on redundancies

90 days' pay per employee (uncapped)

90 days' pay per employee (uncapped)

Failure to inform/consult on TUPE transfers 

13 weeks' pay per employee (uncapped)

13 weeks' pay per employee (uncapped)

Failure to provide written statement of particulars

£800 or £1,6001

£860 or £1,7201

Procedural failure in flexible working application

£3,2001

£3,4401

1 Calculated on the basis of capped weekly pay

2 26-52 weeks' pay, capped 

Statutory payments 2011 3 April 2011 April 2012
Statutory Maternity Pay – standard weekly rate £128.73 £135.45
Statutory Paternity Pay – standard weekly rate £128.73 £135.45
Statutory Adoption Pay – standard weekly rate £128.73 £135.45

 

 

 

 

 

Statutory Sick Pay    6 April 2011 April 2012
Statutory Sick Pay – standard weekly rate £81.60 £85.85

 

  

 

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