FAQs for Employees who have been offered Settlement Agreement.

1.) What is a settlement agreement? A settlement agreement is a legal contract between you and your employer which brings about a resolution to a legal case. If there is a dispute between you and your employer, there would either be a payment agreement, or an agreement that promises to stop unfair treatments signed and … Read more

The Lowdown for Employees on Settlement Agreements – Infographic

How much is the payment? When it comes to advising you (the employee) on the actual settlement agreement document, your employer will normally include a clause in the agreement to provide for a contribution towards your legal costs. This is usually between £250 and £500 plus VAT, but it could be more or less. Assuming … Read more

Key Points to Consider before Entering Settlement Agreement

The Employment Code of Practice (Settlement Agreements) Order 2013 came into practice on 29th July 2013. There are some key points to take into consideration before entering into a settlement agreement with your current employer: It is a legally binding contract which waive the rights of an individual to file a claim that is covered … Read more