Can I Make A Protective Award Claim?

If you worked for Debenhams you may be able to claim up to 90 days’ pay by making a Protective Award claim. Find out if you qualify with our free eligibility checker.

Check to see if you could be eligible for a protective award

Just answer a few quick questions

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Did your actual place of work have 20 or more employees?

You have to have at least 20 people at one location to be eligible but it may be worth you filling out your details so we can check Please use this link to fill out your details for someone to contact you.

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Are you a member of a trade union?

The information you have provided to us indicates that either you were a trade union member or, if not a direct member yourself, worked at a location at which a recognised trade union had collective bargaining rights (such as USDAW, Unite, GMB).

If, after making enquiries, you discover your claim would not be covered by trade union action, then please do not hesitate to contact us, and we can add your claim to the action we are pursuing on behalf of employees who are not covered by a trade union scheme.

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Were you made redundant?

You have to have at least 20 people at one location to be eligible but it may be worth you filling out your details so we can check Please use this link to fill out your details for someone to contact you.

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Was your redundancy after 6th April 2021?

Unfortunately we are not able to help if you were made redundant before 14th February 2021

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Terms and Conditions

By clicking start my claim you agree to instruct Simpson Millar to undertake your Protective Award claim †. We will use the personal information provided to contact you in relation to your claim. Protective Award claims are charged on a No Win No Fee basis with the success fee capped at no more than 15% (+VAT) of the compensation awarded.
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A Protective Award is compensation awarded by an employment tribunal because your employer did not consult with you before you were made redundant. This may be the case with some Debenhams employees. 

You may be eligible to claim up to 90 days’ pay. This is usually up to 8 weeks’ pay with a maximum amount of £538 per week, totaling a maximum award of £4,304.

We operate on a No Win, No Fee Basis, so find out today if we can help you. 

Check above to see if you may be eligible for compensation.