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Key payments and limits 2021/22 and revised Vento bands

24 March 2021
We take a look at the compensation limits and statutory payment increases as of April 2021 and the revised Vento bands published by the Presidents of the Employment Tribunals.  

Key payments and limits 2021/22

Please see our updated key payments and limits sheet providing the revised compensation limits and other statutory payments.

View our key payments and limits information sheet

Vento bands: Revised bands of compensation for injury to feelings

The Presidents of the Employment Tribunals have published the revised bands of compensation for injury to feelings in discrimination cases.  The new bands are as follows:

Lower band – £900 to £9,100

Middle band – £9,100 to £27,400

Upper band – £27,400 to £45,600

Exceptional cases – £45,600 or above

The new bands apply to claims presented on or after 6 April 2021 and will be reviewed annually.  

In respect of claims presented in Scotland, the bands remain subject to paragraph 12 of the Presidential Guidance issued on 5 September 2017.  

If you need any assistance with regard to the new payments and limits and/or the Vento bands, please do not hesitate to contact a member of the UK employment team.

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