The Employment Rights (Increase of Limits) Order 2007 came into force on 1 February 2008. A week’s pay, including basic award and redundancy payment, increases from £310 to £330. The maximum compensatory award increases from £60,600 to £63,000. The new limits apply to dismissals on or after 1 February 2008. For further information follow this link  www.opsi.gov.uk/si/si2007/uksi_20073570_en_1