Settlement Agreement Tips For Employers

Agreeing a settlement package with an employee offers a number of benefits to an employer. A settlement agreement is a clean break arrangement, allowing both parties to walk away with the certainty of knowing where they stand. As an employer,… Read on

Avoiding claims when making redundancies

As businesses are being forced to make tough decisions in the wake of the pandemic, redundancy will be the only option for some. With circumstances already difficult, avoiding employment law claims for failing to follow the proper redundancy procedure is… Read on

Rising redundancies will lead to more settlement agreements

As the ongoing financial impact of Covid-19 takes its toll, businesses are being forced to make redundancies. Those being let go are often offered a settlement agreement, a legal agreement between employer and employee. Settlement agreements provide  a payment in… Read on

Settlement agreement negotiations

When you are in the midst of settlement agreement negotiations, one of your main considerations will be whether the financial package makes it worth signing or not. Several factors will come into play here. Usually these will be to do… Read on

Signing a settlement agreement

Try to resist feeling pressured into signing a settlement agreement. It is important to take control of the negotiation. The first thing to remember is that this happens frequently. Nothing is binding until the agreement has been agreed and signed… Read on

Top tips for a negotiated exit

Many people’s employment will end as a result of a mutually agreed settlement with their employer. This ensures that both parties can end their employment relationship formally –  usually with the payment of a termination package recorded in a settlement… Read on

Getting a job after a settlement agreement

Does your employer have to give you a reference as part of the settlement agreement? There are certain standard terms which have to be included in a settlement agreement for it to be valid, such as the fact that you… Read on

New cap on public sector exit payments set to be introduced

Last month, the government finally published draft regulations setting out how it intends to limit pay-offs to public sector workers, nearly four years after it first said it would tackle the issue of six-figure termination packages. On 10 April, the… Read on

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