Expectant and working families will have noted with interest the decision reached by the employment appeal tribunal in the case of Capita v Ali. This case resolved the disparity between different conclusions reached by two employment judges on...
A settlement agreement is used to agree terms in which an employee terminates employment and prohibits the employee from making any legal claims against their employer, in respect of their employment. This is usually in exchange for a cash settlement or other benefits such as a reference.
A settlement agreement can be used in a wide variety of circumstances. These circumstances can include:
- Performance management at work
- Long Term sickness issues
- A clash of personalities
- Transfer of a business
- As a way to settle grievances