The purpose of this assignment is to test the understanding of the parameters and practical detail of key employment law rules and regulations and their effect on employee management within the workplace.The Supreme Court has now made a decision that fees for employment tribunals are illegal (in the England and Wales). Consider the implications for this decision on this.


You should write a 2,500 word individual report which should be fully supported using credible academic resources.


Assessment Breakdown

Identify the original purpose of employee tribunals and why fees were introduced.

You should identify the implications that this decision could have on claims made where fees where payable.

Discuss the potential for people who did not make a claim because of the fees to now make retrospective claims.

Conclude on what options the government now has to introduce some form of modified fees for tribunal claims.

 Assessment Submission

 To submit your work, please go to the ‘Submit your work’ area of the HRM2039 Module NILE site. It is important that you submit your work to the correct module NILE site, and that your work is submitted on time.

Assessment Guidance

 Guidance on assessment will be discussed as part of the module. You will also be given an opportunity to discuss your assignment in one to one tutorials.

Academic Practice

This is an Individual assignment. The University of Northampton policy will apply in all cases of copying, plagiarism or any other methods by which students have obtained (or attempted to obtain) an unfair advantage.

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