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Compensation for discrimination

Before you make a claim for discrimination to an employment tribunal, it's important to work out what you think your claim is worth. You can also use this figure to negotiate with your employer to avoid making a claim to a tribunal.

If your claim for discrimination is successful, an employment tribunal can award you money to compensate you for your financial losses and for the injury to your feelings.

These pages help you work out what compensation you might be awarded if you've suffered discrimination.

Working out compensation for discrimination

Working out how much compensation you are likely to be awarded and how much you may be entitled to if you have been discriminated against.

Discrimination - calculating compensation for injury to feelings

Calculating compensation for injury to your feelings when making a claim for discrimination to an employment tribunal (ET).

Discrimination - examples of how much might be given for injury to your feelings

How much might be awarded by an employment tribunal (ET) for injury to your feelings caused by discrimination.

Discrimination - calculating compensation for aggravated damages

When you might be awarded extra compensation for aggravated damages in a discrimination case at an employment tribunal (ET).

Discrimination - calculating interest on compensation

Interest added to compensation by an employment tribunal (ET) for a discrimination claim.

Discrimination - whether any welfare benefits you have received will reduce your award

How some welfare benefits you've received might reduce your compensation for discrimination at an employment tribunal (ET).