Forbes Solicitors are industry leaders in providing the best in legal advice within the employment law sector and can help you to avoid Employment Tribunal and Court claims by preparing Settlement Agreements to formalise the termination of your staff members' contracts.
A settlement agreement (formerly known as 'compromise agreement') is a legally binding document under which an employee waives their right to bring any claims against their employer, usually in return for a sum of compensation, or some other form of termination package.
In order for a settlement agreement to be legally binding, various statutory requirements must be met such as:
Forbes Solicitors can help you every step of the way, from advising on the level of compensation to be offered under a settlement agreement and negotiating a severance package, to drafting the settlement agreement itself.
Forbes Solicitors work with you to get the best results and save you time and money by offering a tailored service that has your best interests at heart.
07 Sep 2018
Employment & HR
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