Vento bands 2018
16 April, 2018
Discrimination compensation guidelines updated
The compensation bands of awards for injury to feelings, known as the Vento bands have been updated.
In respect of claims presented on or after 6 April 2018, the Vento bands shall be as follows:
- A lower band of £900 to £8,600 (less serious cases);
- A middle band of £8,600 to £25,700 (cases that do not merit an award in the upper band); and
- An upper band of £25,700 to £42,900 (the most serious cases), with the most exceptional cases capable of exceeding £42,900.This guidance is not binding but tribunals must have regard to it when determining compensation sums.