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New Bands for Injury to Feelings Awards in Discrimination Cases

Posted on 13th September 2017
New legislation

This change follows a consultation on the bands, known as the Vento bands, which in future will be reviewed annually, commencing in March 2018.

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For discrimination claims issued on or after 11 September 2017 the bands for injury to feelings awards (made in successful discrimination cases) will be: 

  • Lower Band (less serious cases): £800 to £8,400
  • Middle Band: £8,400 to £25,200
  • Upper Band (the most serious cases): £25,200 to £42,000
  • Exceptional cases: over £42,000.

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