The compensation limits on Employment Tribunal awards and certain other amounts payable under UK employment legislation will increase as of 6 April 2014. The key changes are set out below.

What Does This Mean for Employers

The changes will take effect on 6 April 2014 and will be applicable to dismissals taking effect on

by Katie L. Clark

What is changing?

From April 6, 2012, the length of continuous service needed by an employee in the UK to qualify:

  • To bring a standard unfair dismissal claim; and
  • To request a written statement setting out the reasons for his/her dismissal will increase from one year to two years. 

Will this