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How to calculate the Basic Award in the Employment Tribunal


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What is the Basic Award?
If you win your unfair dismissal case, the Employment Tribunal will give you compensation made up of a basic award and a compensatory award. This page tells you about the formula and provides direction on how to calculate the basic award.
The Basic Award is intended to compensate you for the loss of your job security and the fact that you will have to build up a fresh history of continuous employment after your dismissal. It is also intended to reward you for your past service to your Employer. The Basic Award is calculated on a formula in S119 and s220 - s229 ERA 19...

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