Settlement Agreements, which were formerly known as ‘Compromise Agreements’ are formal agreements between an employer and employee which set out the terms upon which the employee will leave the employment of the employer. They also remove the employees right to take action against the employer at the Employment Tribunal.
Accepting a Settlement Agreement is a big step as the employee will be giving up all of their rights to pursue the employer further thought the Employment Tribunal.
Every employee who is considering accepting a Settlement Agreement should seek independent legal advice from a suitable solicitor who is experienced in providing advice in relation to Settlement Agreements. If the Settlement Agreement is to become final, then it must be signed by an independent solicitor who confirms that the employee has received advice as to the terms being agreed.
Widnes Solicitors can assist all employees who are going through this process. We will consider the Settlement Agreement in detail and ensure that the employee has a full and complete understanding of the terms which have been proposed by their employer. We will also highlight any issues within the Settlement Agreement that should be given consideration and we will suggest any additional clauses that should be added to protect the employee from future problems.
For a free initial discussion contact Widnes Solicitors today.
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