Compromise Agreements Lawyers Blogs

Compromise agreements legal blogs, published by employment lawyers and law firms with expertise in drafting and negotiating compromise agreements to help clients (including directors of companies) to work out their workplace disputes.

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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“If I’m being made redundant and have been asked to sign a compromise agreement should I use the company solicitor or an independent compromise agreement solicitor?”

by Redmans Solicitors October 19, 2012 Compromise Agreements

This is a question we were asked by yesterday by someone who is currently undergoing a redundancy process at their employer. It is an interesting question and one that we get asked at Direct 2 Lawyers quite a lot. It’s also an important question – when you’re thinking of entering into a compromise agreement you’ll […]

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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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Restrictive covenants in compromise agreements

by Redmans Solicitors August 30, 2012 Compromise Agreements

Compromise agreements are commonly used to compromise potential employment litigation. In exchange for a sum of money (or some other consideration) the employee promises not to exercise their right to sue their employer for a number of things (including, among others, unfair dismissal, discrimination and breach of contract). However, employers often require that the employee […]

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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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A Kind of Sacking

by Tayntons LLP July 23, 2012 Compromise Agreements

How hard is it to sack an employee?  According to the Chancellor, George Osborne, the fear of unfair dismissal claims has been a significant disincentive to hiring new employees: if businesses can’t sack them later, they won’t take people on now.  But the evidence to prove it relied on anecdotes, not economics. In November, Vince […]

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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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5 Reasons to Guest Blawg

by Legal Author September 13, 2011 Accident Claims

A key component of blogging, guest blogging is, as the term suggests, where a blogger writes as a guest on another blogger’s blog. While this may be obvious, it may not be apparent to some why guest blogging can be useful. Here are 5 reasons why you may wish to increase your own or your […]

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