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MoJ publish tables showing maximum and average ET awards 2017/8

Makbool Javaid

The MoJ have published Employment Tribunal and Employment Appeal Tribunal Tables 2017 to 2018 which provide a breakdown of the awards made by tribunals for unfair dismissal and the discrimination jurisdictions. The maximum and average awards in that order are as follows: 1. Unfair Dismissal: £415,227 and £15,007; 2. Race Discrimination: £124,979 and £24,322; 3. Sex Discrimination: £36,616 and £13,212; 4. Disability Discrimination:  £242,130 and £30,698; 5. Religion or Belief Discrimination: £6,846 and £5,074; 6. Sexual Orientation Discrimination: £24,100 and £12,550; and, 7. Age Discrimination: £10,432 and £6,796.

This update provides summary information and comment on the subject areas covered. Where employment tribunal and appellate court cases are reported, the information does not set out all of the facts, the legal arguments presented, and judgments made in every aspect of the case. Click on the links to access full details. If no link is provided, contact us for more information. Employment law is subject to constant change either by statute or by interpretation by the courts. While every care has been taken in compiling this information, SM&B cannot be held responsible for any errors or omissions. Specialist legal advice must be taken on any legal issues that may arise before embarking upon any formal course of action.

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