Tag Archives: Settlement Agreements

Settlement Agreements-New name for Compromise Agreements.

On 29 July 2013, Compromise Agreements were re-named Settlement Agreements. The use of the word ‘compromise’ was thought to have implied that one of the parties is compromising their position and therefore on the face of it may seem unfair. … Continue reading

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What is a Compromise Agreement?

As employment solicitors we often advise on Compromise Agreements. Most employees will not have heard of a Compromise Agreement before, let alone seen one and will probably wonder what a Compromise Agreement actually is. Compromise Agreements are used when an … Continue reading

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Pensions: Are You Missing Out?

As employment solicitors, we see clients dealing with pensions in three main areas. Compromise agreements, where clients often need to consider allocating all or part of their compensation to a pension, attracting higher rate tax relief. Business transfers, where I … Continue reading

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Settlement Agreements for Dismissals

The Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill had its second reading in Parliament last week. The Government is proposing that employers will be able to offer settlement agreements before a formal dispute arises and will be legally protected from this offer … Continue reading

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