New 'Vento' bands following consultation

In July 2017 the presidents of the Employment Tribunals issued a joint judicial consultation on the proposed changes to the Vento guidelines (please see our article “Presidents propose uplift of the Vento Bands”)

A response to the Vento Bands Consultation has now been released which sets out the new bands which will apply to any claims issued on or after 11 September 2017, as follows:

  • Less serious cases (lower band) - £800 - £8,400
  • Serious cases (middle band) – £8,400 to £25,200
  • Most serious cases (upper band) – £25,200 to £42,000, with exceptionally cases exceeding £42,000

These bands will be formally set out in joint Presidential Guidance to be issued on 6 September 2017, and it will be reviewed in March 2018 and every year after that.

CONTACT CHRIS

If you would like more information or advice relating to this article or an Employment law matter, please do not hesitate to contact Chris Cook on 01727 798089.

© SA LAW 2020

Every care is taken in the preparation of our articles. However, no responsibility can be accepted to any person who acts on the basis of information contained in them alone. You are recommended to obtain specific advice in respect of individual cases.

Read the latest Employment Views & Insights
They seek to understand their clients and advise accordingly to achieve the outcomes that they require for their business needs. This firm also does not…
Chambers and Partners
SA Law Work Life red mug and glasses
Stained glass window Employment SA Law
Views & Insights
Diversity & equal opportunities in the media: New disclosure proposals for broadcasters explained

Keely Rushmore writes for leading HR publication People Management about the implications of broadcast employers revealing figures on gay and transsexual…

Read More
Stained glass window Employment SA Law
Views & Insights
A legal look ahead to 2020 policies

Following our recent HR Forum, our employment team look at the policies we expect to see in 2020.

Read More
SA Law View and Insights books
Views & Insights
Chambers & Partners adds to our good directory news for 2020

Glowing feedback from clients and peers across the board for SA Law's Family, Litigation, Real Estate & Employment teams in Chambers & Partners.

Read More
Phone Box with Man in a Bowler Hat
As there is so much expertise on offer from SA Law they can provide a legal expert on all areas so that it can be handled under one roof.
Legal 500
SA Law View and Insights books
Views & Insights
Success for SA Law in Legal 500 2020

We are delighted to share that we have held our position in all of our main practice areas in Legal 500.

Read More
Stained glass window Employment SA Law
Views & Insights
Are teen influencers being exploited?

Keely Rushmore comments on BBC News about teen influencer Danielle Cohn: What are the employment laws for children under 18?

Read More
Stained glass window Employment SA Law
Views & Insights
Can you force someone to retire?

Gita Patel talks to Personnel Today about retirement policies following a number of recent challenges against Oxford University.

Read More
Stained glass window Employment SA Law
Views & Insights
Welcoming Gita Patel to our employment team

We are delighted to welcome a new member of our Employment Team, Gita Patel.

Read More
They are knowledgeable, with a commercial mindset, but also down to earth and friendly so it is easy to be very honest with them.
Chambers and Partners