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Employment

What should I do if my employer has offered me a Settlement Agreement?

You may have been presented with a Settlement Agreement either prior to your employment coming to an end, or sometimes afterwards.

Employment

Settlement Agreement and the Impact of Notice Payments whilst on Furlough Leave

Settlement Agreements (formerly known as Compromise Agreements) are the only means by which to compromise potential Employment Tribunal claims where proceedings have not been issued. Settlement Agreements are creatures of statute and the Employment Rights Act 1996 (ERA 1996) states that in order for a Settlement Agreement to be enforceable there must be a written agreement, which refers to the claim, identifies the parties and the employee must take independent legal advice on the agreement from someone who holds a policy of insurance to give such advice (e.g. a solicitor).

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