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.