Apart from your time, you need to budget for the following court fees which apply to small claims. If you need legal advice or representation at court, there will be additional fees to pay.
 

Issue Fee (the fee you pay the court to start the claim):

Claim Amount Paper form fee Online claim fee
Up to £300 £35

£25

£300.01 to £500 £50

£35

£500.01 to £1000 £70 £60
£1000.01 to £1,500 £80 £70
£1,500.01 to £3,000 £115 £105
£3000.01 to £5,000 £205 £185
£5,000.01 to £10,000 £455 £410


Small Claim Track where the amount claimed is:The Final Hearing Fee (the fee you must pay by the deadline ordered by the Court in relation to the final hearing):

Ammount Fee
Up to £300 £25
between £300.01 and £500 £52
between £500.01 to £1,000 £80
between £1,000.01 to £1,500 £115
between £1,500.01 to £3,000 £170
more than £3,000 £335

NB These fees are correct at the time of publishing (August 2018).

The Fees do change from time to time so refer to https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/fees-in-the-civil-and-family-courts-main-fees-ex50

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