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An award of compensation for unfair dismissal generally consists of a basic award and a compensatory award. The compensatory award is intended to compensate the employee for financial losses suffered as a result of the unfair dismissal. It may be subject to various increases or deductions.
The basic award is considered in Practice Note: The basic award.
For guidance on unfair dismissal remedies generally, see Practice Note: Unfair dismissal remedies—general.
See also the Lexis®Calculate online calculators:
basic award calculator, and
Lexis®Calculate Employment: unfair dismissal schedule of loss application (and the related Practice Note: Guide to using the Lexis®PSL Employment Schedule of Loss application)
The compensatory award is such amount as the tribunal considers just and equitable in all the circumstances having regard to the loss sustained by the employee as a result of dismissal and in so far as that loss is attributable
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