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Calculating the compensatory award

If you make a successful claim to an employment tribunal, it can award you money to compensate you for your unfair dismissal. These documents help you calculate your compensatory award, which is to compensate you for your financial losses as a result of the dismissal.

To calculate how much a tribunal might decide your compensation for unfair dismissal should be, you need to work through these documents.

Compensatory award for unfair dismissal - how much money have you lost because you have been dismissed

Working out how much money you have lost for the compensatory award because you were unfairly dismissed.

Compensatory award for unfair dismissal - how long should you be compensated for?

Working out how long you should be paid compensation for unfair dismissal and the factors to take into consideration including whether or not you have started a new job and compensation for having to work for two years in a new job before you are entitled

Compensatory award for unfair dismissal - are there any reasons why your compensation might be reduced?

Reasons why an employment tribunal (ET) might reduce your compensatory award for unfair dismissal.

Compensatory award for unfair dismissal - might your compensation be reduced because you have not attended meetings or you have been too ill to work?

Compensatory award reduction because you have not attended a disciplinary or appeal meeting without a good reason or you have been too ill to work since you were dismissed.

Compensatory award for unfair dismissal - should your compensation be increased?

Reasons why an employment tribunal (ET) might increase your compensatory award for unfair dismissal.

Is your compensatory award below the cap and will any welfare benefits you've received reduce it?

Working out whether a compensatory award for unfair dismissal falls below the threshold allowed and whether it might be reduced because you've received welfare benefits since you were dismissed.