The Presidents of the Employment Tribunals in England & Wales and in Scotland have distributed a further addendum to their 2017 Guidance - Employment Tribunal awards for injury to feelings and psychiatric injury following De Souza v Vinci Construction (UK

For claims presented on or after the 6th April 2022 the Vento bands are said to attract the following compensation ranges -

- Lower Band (applied in less serious cases) - £990 - £9,900;

- Middle Band  (for cases not meriting an award in the upper band) - £9,900 - 29,600;

- Upper Band (for the most serious cases - involving, for example, a lengthy campaign of harassment) - £29,600 - £49,300

In the most exceptional cases awards exceeding £49,300 may be made"