New Vento bands from 6 April 2023
New Vento bands for injury to feelings and psychiatric injury have been released by the Presidents of England & Wales and Scotland.
A sixth addendum to the Presidential Guidance (which was originally published on 5 September 2017) was published on 24 March 2023. The addendum updates, but does not otherwise replace, the first, second, third, fourth and fifth addenda, which remain relevant to claims presented before 6 April 2023.
The updated Vento bands, which apply to any claims presented on or after 6 April 2023, shall be as follows:
- a lower band of £1,100 to £11,200 (less serious cases);
- a middle band of £11,200 to £33,700 (cases that do not merit an award in the upper band); and
- an upper band of £33,700 to £56,200 (the most serious cases), with the most exceptional cases capable of exceeding £56,200.
In respect of claims presented in Scotland, the bands remain subject to paragraph 12 of the Presidential Guidance issued on 5 September 2017.
Published: 28/03/2023 15:05