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Increase in minimum redundancy pay

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Employers are being reminded of increases to the amount of an employee’s weekly earnings that count towards statutory redundancy pay.

As from 1 February, the amount has risen from £330 to £350.

Also taking effect from 1 February are changes to the basic and compensatory awards for unfair dismissal.

A list of the increases can be found on the Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform website at