Wednesday, 13 April 2016

Enforcement of Tribunal Awards and Settlements

The Department of Business, Innovation and Skills has published its form for claiming penalties from employers for non-payment of tribunal awards or settlements.

Under the new s37A to 37Q of the Employment Tribunals Act, a Claimant who has not been paid any sums under a settlement or tribunal award can ask BIS to issue a penalty of 50% of the outstanding amount, subject to a minimum of £100 and a maximum of £5,000.

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