Current awareness – April 2017

12.04.2017

The Employment Rights (Increase of Limits) Order 2017 will make the following changes, effective from 6 April 2017:
• Maximum compensatory award for unfair dismissal: £80,541 (previously £78,692)
• A week’s pay, for statutory redundancy and the basic award for unfair dismissal: £489 (previously £479)
HMRC has published an ‘employment status checker’ to assist with determining IR35 status: see here.

Justin Costley

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