Settlement Agreement and Redundancy

Redundancy is one of the potentially fair reasons to dismiss an employee pursuant to employment law applicable in England and Wales. It is very common for employees who are being offered a settlement agreement for redundancy to be the reason why their employer wants to terminate their employment. Certain employers always hand out settlement agreements … Read more

Redundancy Guide for Employees in the UK

What is Redundancy? In the UK, redundancy is governed by employment law. This means that employers must follow strict guidelines before making any redundancies. This includes following the correct procedures for informing employees about their redundancy and giving them time to prepare for it. Redundancy can be used in many ways, but it is most … Read more

Is A Settlement Agreement The Same As Redundancy?

If your employer has offered you a settlement agreement instead of redundancy, you’ll probably want to get some legal advice before considering the offer. Settlement agreement definition Many employees receive one not knowing what is a settlement agreement is. In short, it’s a legally binding document you can sign in exchange for compensation, which authorises … Read more