Discrimination Becomes Costlier!
If an employee brings a successful discrimination claim, the amount they may be awarded as compensation for injury to feelings has been increased. This makes it even more important for employers to avoid discrimination claims occurring.
Compensation for injury to feelings in discrimination cases does not have an upper limit. Instead, compensation is awarded based on bands of potential awards.
Guidance has just been issued which increases the amount that can be awarded
for these bands. The increase was made to take into account inflation.
For claims presented after 11th September 2017 the bands are:
band, £800 to £8,400
Middle band £8,400 to ... Read More