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Settlement agreement

If an employer and employee are in dispute then they may formally settle that dispute by entering into a legally binding contract called a settlement agreement (previously known as a compromise agreement). A settlement agreement can be used to settle any disputes which would otherwise have to be settled by the employment tribunal or court. A settlement agreement will usually provide an employee with compensation. In return, the employee will agree not to pursue any legal claim that he or she may have against the employer (as well as agreeing to any further conditions that the employer may impose). This document is suitable for use in the UK only.
Compatible region(s): England & Wales Scotland Northern Ireland

Settlement agreement

If an employer and employee are in dispute then they may formally settle that dispute by entering into a legally binding contract called a settlement agreement (previously known as a compromise agreement). A settlement agreement can be used to settle any disputes which would otherwise have to be settled by the employment tribunal or court. A settlement agreement will usually provide an employee with compensation. In return, the employee will agree not to pursue any legal claim that he or she may have against the employer (as well as agreeing to any further conditions that the employer may impose). This document is suitable for use in the UK only.

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