Employment tribunals deal with claims that may be brought against employers by employees relating to their employment or its termination. 

Explore our resources for valuable insights into tribunal procedures and hearings, defending claims, appeals procedures, tribunal costs, compensation and awards.


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1 Factsheets about Employment tribunals
The role of employment tribunals
Guidance for employers on the claims process, the tribunal hearing and settlement of claims

Employment law

Practical resources to help you address employment law issues at work, and keep up with recent and pending legislation.

1 Employment law about Employment tribunals
Employment law
Tribunal claims: UK employment law
Explore our collection of resources around legal issues involved in an employment tribunal claim, including Q&As and relevant case law
For Members


Research and analysis by experts from CIPD and partner organisations

1 Reports about Employment tribunals
Revamping labour market enforcement in the UK
Drawing on policy insight and stakeholder input, the CIPD proposes a new approach to labour market enforcement

Thought leadership

Insight and foresight from our experts in people and the world of work

3 Thought leadership about Employment tribunals
Thought leadership
Time to strengthen UK labour market enforcement
Rachel Suff reflects on CIPD's new report, Revamping labour market enforcement in the UK, and considers the case for reform of the UK enforcement system
Thought leadership
Employment tribunal fees and awards – where now for reform?
Rachel Suff discusses some pertinent issues with the current employment tribunal system and asks whether reforms proposed by Taylor will go far enough
Thought leadership
Supreme Court rules Tribunal Fees unlawful, so what next?
Rachel Suff comments on the decision of the Supreme Court to rule Tribunal Fees unlawful and considers the future of access to justice for workers in the UK

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