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Does an email about a severance offer constitute a binding contract?

Question:  A manager has offered an employee a severance deal in an email which has been accepted....

What does ‘without prejudice and subject to contract’ mean in a settlement agreement?

Without Prejudice and Subject to Contract The terms Without Prejudice and Subject to Contract have different meanings but...

After the settlement agreement, he badmouthed us on Facebook

Question: An employee signed a settlement agreement promising not to say anything derogatory about the business or...

What are the risks of failing to pay a settlement agreement payment on time?

Q: Late payments: What are the risks to an employer of failing to pay a settlement agreement...

Can we settle a personal injury claim with a settlement agreement?

Q: An employee has had an accident at work. The employee is leaving due to redundancy under...

How to use a settlement agreement in a collective redundancy situation

Tom Sharpe, a Legal Director, Birketts LLP looks at the dos and don’ts of using settlement agreements in...

HR conundrum: I’ve put the wrong figure in a settlement agreement

Q: HR conundrum: I’ve made a mistake. I overstated the Termination Payment in a settlement agreement. It’s...

What happens if an employee becomes fit to return at the appeal stage of an ill-health dismissal?

Q: An employee has reached the appeal stage of an ill-health dismissal and now we've been told...

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