STOP PRESS : Updated Vento Bands

The Presidents of Employment Tribunals in England & Wales and Scotland have issued further joint guidance updating updating the  bands initially set by Vento v Chief Constable of West Yorkshire Police [2002] EWCA Civ 1871 known colloquially  updating the    as the 'Vento Bands' which guide awards for injury to feelings

 As of 6th April 2020 these stand at -

  • £900 - £9,000 for 'lower band' cases (usually concerning a one-off minor act);
  • £9,000 - £27,000 for 'middle band' cases (usually concerning a one off serious act such as dismissal or more lengthy acts);
  • £27,000 - £45,000 for 'upper band' cases (usually concerning lengthy campaigns of harassment or very serious actions)"