Employment tribunal procedure rules

Rules on how cases are handled in employment tribunals, from starting a claim to what happens at a hearing.


The document contains detailed legal rules on:

  • starting a claim
  • responding to a claim
  • contract claims
  • case management orders
  • hearings
  • withdrawing cases
  • the tribunal’s decision
  • costs orders
  • delivering documents

It has been updated to include recent changes to the law, to help users.

You can find the definitive rules in the original statutory instruments on the Legislation website.