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Settlement Agreements – is there another way?

Settlement Agreements are a useful tool for dealing quickly with poor performing or troublesome employees, says Catherine Greig, Director of Greig Employment Law. But there...

Who can settle a Settlement Agreement?

A settlement agreement is a legally binding document. So who can sign it off? Emmajane Taylor-Moran, Partner and Head of Employment Law at Gelbergs takes...

Can a settlement agreement resolve a disciplinary situation?

Q: We’ve got a disciplinary situation with one of our employees. Can we use a settlement agreement to resolve it and if so, how...

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 its directors.  A director has discovered the...

What are the risks of failing to pay a settlement agreement...

Q: Late payments: What are the risks to an employer of failing to pay a settlement agreement payment on time? Emma Gray, Managing Associate Solicitor at...

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 a settlement agreement. Can we settle the...

Five things you should know before you make a settlement agreement...

About to make a settlement agreement offer? Read this first. From who's going to lead the discussion to what the terms should be, Janette...

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 collective situations, and offers some guidance to...

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 been accepted by the employee and signed...

Resign or face a disciplinary hearing!

Can employers invite employees to hand in their resignation when facing a disciplinary hearing, and what are the risks that come with taking this...

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