Introducing Fees in the Employment Tribunals and the Employment Appeal Tribunal

Closed 25 Mar 2024

Opened 29 Jan 2024


This consultation proposes the reintroduction of modest fees in the Employment Tribunals (ET) and Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT), with the aim to contribute to the continuous improvement of His Majesty’s Courts and Tribunals Service and reduce the cost to the taxpayer to fund these services. 

The proposals discussed in this consultation are to introduce modest fees for claimants to bring a claim in the ET and appellants bringing an appeal in the EAT.


  • Citizens
  • Litigants
  • Government departments
  • Legal professionals
  • Judiciary
  • Legal professional bodies
  • Family lawyers


  • Courts
  • Access to justice