Employee Settlement Agreements

Settlement agreements are a legally binding document which a business can utilise when terminating an employment.

Settlement agreements provide a watertight procedure that ensures there is no negative impact on your business. When an employee agrees to sign a settlement agreement they are signing away their right to lodge a tribunal claim against your business.

Employers are increasingly using settlement agreements as a mechanism for preventing tribunal claims at a later date. Settlement agreements are recognised by law meaning they are the safest way to terminate an employment.

We employ a (non-practising) employment lawyer and have a long-term partnership with a national firm of solicitors.  This enables us to help you manage settlement processes efficiently and pragmatically.

We can help:

  • Advise and manage when a settlement agreement might be appropriate
  • Supply UK employment law compliant settlement agreement documentation
  • Attend and manage settlement agreement meetings

“We have been using Bespoke HR in our business for a number of years, and helping us totally restructure our HR functions. Their work and assistance has been invaluable in helping us manage all the necessary changes to the business, from contractual issues to recruitment, training and making the necessary changes in the team, so as to improve the overall performance of the business.”
Tim Thackrah
Principal, Elmsleigh House Dental Clinic

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