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The Employment Rights (Increase of Limits) Order (Northern Ireland) 2023 came into force from 06 April 2023. This Order sets out increases that apply to certain statutory payments and awards made by the Office of the Industrial Tribunals and Fair Employment Tribunal.
The increases include:
For dismissals occurring after 6th April 2023, the increased rates apply.
For employers with employees across the UK, it is important to note that there are some differences between the rates which apply in Northern Ireland and Great Britain, with the rates in NI generally being higher.
Should you require any information or advice in relation to these matters, please do not hesitate to contact our Employment team.
This article has been produced for general information purposes and further advice should be sought from a professional advisor.