Is a Settlement Agreement the Same as a Redundancy?

A settlement agreement is a document by which an employee agrees to waive their rights to bring any kind of legal action against their employer.   This is usually in exchange for a sum of money. Often, a settlement agreement is used in a redundancy situation. However, a settlement agreement is not the same thing as […]

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Agreeing a Settlement Agreement to End Your Employment

If you’re unhappy in your current role, you may be feeling like it’s time to leave. It may be that the best approach is to enter into a settlement agreement. Your employment will continues unless your employer dismisses you or you decide to resign. A settlement agreement is usually better than both of these options. […]

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CCJ Sent to Wrong Address? Here’s What You Must Do

If you’ve just discovered a CCJ that you knew nothing about, the most likely explanation is that all the court papers were sent to a previous address. When moving house, there’s so much to think about and it’s easy to forget to update everyone with your new contact details. However, this could have disastrous consequences […]

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5 Tips to Get a Better Settlement Agreement [infographic]

Have you been offered a settlement agreement by your employer? If so, you’ll want to make sure you get a great deal. Have a look at the tips below to maximise your prospects of getting the best possible settlement agreement. This infographic is based on an original article called ‘Negotiating a Settlement Agreement – The […]

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