compromise agreement

Use of compromise agreements by school and council in Norfolk revealed

by Redmans Solicitors January 20, 2014 Employment Law

Find out more about compromise agreements/settlement agreements here. Post to follow.

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NHS managers in London given hundred-thousand-pound golden shake in Government reforms

by Redmans Solicitors November 4, 2013 Employment Law

The Evening Standard has reported that at least four NHS managers have been given payoffs worth more than £200,000 as a result of the Government’s reorganisation of the National Health Service. Details of the payments to former staff members were revealed in the annual report for primary care trusts that has recently been published. The […]

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Blanket restrictive covenants and compromise agreements

by London Compromise Agreement Solicitors April 8, 2013 Employment Law

If you’ve been offered a compromise agreement by your employer then you may wish to take a good, thorough look at it – compromise agreements sometimes contain restrictive covenants, the purpose of which is to restrain your ability to work as you would wish after you leave your employment. This is particularly serious in cases […]

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How do I get a compromise agreement

by London Compromise Agreement Solicitors April 4, 2013 Compromise Agreements

In this post we’ll take a look at compromise agreements – specifically how you can obtain a compromise agreement if you think that you’re going to be dismissed or have good grounds for resigning from your employment. In doing so, we’ll take a look at the following: What is a compromise agreement? How can I […]

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Worker sacked for wrestling shark whilst on sick leave

by Employment Law Advice Solicitors March 12, 2013 Employment Law

A worker has been sacked from his position in a charity that he helped to build after his employers saw footage of him on Youtube wrestling a shark whilst he was on sick leave. Mr Paul Marshallsea, from Merthyr Tydfil, helped to build the Pant and Dowlais Boys and Girls Club in Merthyr Tydfil, Wales, […]

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Can I use my company car after I’ve signed a compromise agreement?

by London Compromise Agreement Solicitors February 11, 2013 Compromise Agreements

If you’ve been asked to consider entering into a compromise agreement then you may have certain demands of your employer – one of these may be, for example, continued use of your company car after your employment ends (whether temporarily or permanently). In this post we’ll look at what a compromise agreement is, what forms […]

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Who should be advising you on your compromise agreement?

by Redmans Solicitors January 30, 2013 Compromise Agreements

If you’re entering into negotiations relating to a compromise agreement (soon to renamed a settlement agreement) then your employer has an obligation to inform you that you should obtain independent legal advice from a relevant legal adviser. An issue for employees is therefore: who is a relevant legal adviser and where can you get in […]

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Can I propose a compromise agreement to my employer?

by Direct 2 Lawyers January 9, 2013 Compromise Agreements

If you’ve recently experienced problems at work and believe that it won’t be possible to continue your employment with your current employer then you may want to resign from your job or negotiate a mutual termination of your contract. In the majority of such circumstances employees are will want to safeguard any payments that they’re […]

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Do I have to sign my compromise agreement?

by London Compromise Agreement Solicitors January 4, 2013 Compromise Agreements

If you’ve been offered a compromise agreement then one of the principal things you’ll want to know is whether you’re obliged to sign your compromise agreement or not. We’ll address that issue in this post by examining the following elements: What is a compromise agreement? How do I know whether my compromise agreement is satisfactory? […]

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Conditional contractual benefits and compromise agreements

by Redmans Solicitors December 17, 2012 Compromise Agreements

The recent case of Imam-Sadaque v Bluebay Asset Management (“Bluebay”) has received a great deal of press coverage – mainly, one assumes, because of the tale of intrigue, duplicity and wrongdoing that occurred in the City of London. In this post we’ll take a look at the case of Imam-Sadaque v Bluebay and draw some conclusions about […]

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How can a compromise agreement go wrong?

by Direct 2 Lawyers October 31, 2012 Compromise Agreements

If you’ve entered into a compromise agreement or have been offered a compromise agreement then you’ll naturally be concerned with not only maximizing the “upside” of your compromise agreement (i.e. increasing the compensation to you) but also with minimizing the “downside” to the agreement (i.e. preventing the compromise agreement from being disadvantageous to you). This […]

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Should I compromise my unfair dismissal claim?

by Redmans Solicitors October 17, 2012 Compromise Agreements

If you’ve resigned from your employment, have been dismissed or are being offered redundancy then you may have a reasonable case for unfair dismissal in the Employment Tribunal. If you do have a (potential) case for unfair dismissal then your employer may choose to offer you a compromise agreement. If you’ve been offered a compromise […]

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The hazards of compromise agreements – what employees should be aware of

by Direct 2 Lawyers October 3, 2012 Business Law

If you’re considering entering into a compromise agreement this will waive your rights to any unfair dismissal, constructive dismissal or discrimination claim you may have (among other claims). You’ve therefore got to be careful about not undervaluing any agreement and should obtain the best legal advice possible in the circumstances. If you’re entering into a […]

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Compromise agreements – when should you seek to negotiate the agreement?

by Redmans Solicitors August 8, 2012 Compromise Agreements

Compromise agreements can be potentially tricky and daunting for employees. They generally mark a distinct change in their life (as they often terminate the contract of employment), are contentious and are written in “legalese”. As compromise agreements are so important to employees it’s understandable that they may want to negotiate some terms of the agreement […]

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Compromise agreements: 10 essential factors to consider when entering into a compromise agreement

by Redmans Solicitors July 31, 2012 Compromise Agreements

If you’ve been offered a compromise agreement then it can be a stressful time for you. You’ll want to get the best advice possible on your agreement to make sure that you’re covering all your bases and aren’t being short-changed for giving up your rights. This post therefore offers some advice on what you should […]

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Is it possible to negotiate a compromise agreement ?

by evolvedlegal July 23, 2012 Compromise Agreements

In short, the answer to the our question is yes – a compromise agreement is the form of settlement agreement used in employment law where employer and employee agree, mutually, that the employment relationship should end. Employers use these agreements as they provide finality, for almost everything which could otherwise result in a claim, with […]

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