Settlement agreements

A settlement agreement is a deal reached between an employer and employee to end the employment relationship on agreed terms and usually on a confidential basis. The employee agrees not to bring an employment tribunal or court claim about the issues covered in the settlement agreement, often in return for a compensation payment. Settlement agreements were previously known as compromise agreements.


When an invitation to resign can backfire

10 Aug 2004

Inviting
an under-performing employee to resign with a favourable compensation package
may be seen as a quick and effective way...

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Termination settlements

25 Jan 2000

When an employer pays a sum of money to an employee by way of a termination
settlement, the employer will...

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