Limit rise could lead to £60k claimsOn 30 Jan 2001 in Personnel Today Thecompensation limit for unfair dismissals at employment tribunals is set toincrease to £51,700. From1 February the claim ceiling will rise by £1,750, but when compensation forpast services is added some claims could reach £60,000.DannyDavison, personnel and training manager for motor dealership Patterson Ford,said, “It is unnecessary and a little bit more to worry about”Itis another reason for employers to tighten up procedures when making decisionsregarding the future of employees, claimed Peter Carr, personnel servicesofficer for Eastern District Council in the North-East. But he added £50,000was already incentive enough for employees to go to tribunal.Recentresearch by Personnel Today showed that nearly half of its 137 respondents weremore likely to settle out of the court since the compensation limit was raisedto £50,000 from £12,000 in October 1999. Related posts:No related photos. Previous Article Next Article Comments are closed.