It is important to seek independent legal advice on a settlement agreement to ensure that your rights are adequately protected. In some circumstances, your employer may pay for this for you; Otherwise, this is a result that you need to take into account. It may be possible to negotiate this as part of the agreement. Cavendish Employment Law will review the terms of the settlement agreement for the amount of the employer`s contribution to the cost so that you do not incur any fees. If negotiations are required, they may be included in these fees or carried out for an agreed additional fee or on a no-win or fee basis. Get your records so you can calculate your billing. Please note that each situation is different and there may be specific circumstances relevant to your case that may affect the value (which usually leads to an increase in value). If you have received a settlement agreement from your employer, contact one of our labour lawyers, Imogen Finnegan, Helen Monson or Rhodri Thomas, for more information. There are countless reasons why employees and employers can opt for a settlement agreement. A settlement agreement is a form of contract used to resolve an ongoing claim and prevent potential future claims from being filed. For more information, you can use the state redundancy calculator. You can be sure that you will get a quick response – most of the settlement agreements we process can be processed within 48 hours, but we also offer same-day service if needed. To assess the amount of your billing, you need to have your records in order and collect all relevant documents.
These should include: In our settlement agreement calculator (also known as a compromise agreement calculator), we assume that you have been employed for more than 2 years, that you have been fired or forced to resign, and that you have proof that the termination (or implied termination if you terminated) was legally unfair. When calculating the amount of the ex gratia payment of your settlement contract, we start with a basic level of 2 gross monthly payments. Admittedly, it is a little finger in the air, but it seems in our experience to be an average starting point in reality that needs to be adjusted up or down for other factors, as shown below. Has your employer talked about ending your employment relationship by dismissal or by a settlement agreement or compromise agreement? A modest increase here in the amount of calculator because you are usually able to do your job properly, but then it is easier for them to make your professional life more difficult, and it can be more difficult to get another job as well. If this is nature, your employer presents additional risks if they fire you for poor performance related to your disability. He will likely need medical evidence. If the disadvantage caused by your disability could be mitigated by reasonable changes, often referred to as “reasonable adjustments,” this would amount to discrimination on the basis of disability. In these situations, your employer may be willing to increase the bill to close the deal, otherwise they would have to face disability risks. A settlement agreement may be used in cases where one of the parties is not an employee. An example of this could be external employers who file a complaint with a company or organization. Finally, if your employer has offered you a settlement agreement, don`t panic! We have qualified labour lawyers waiting to hear from you, armed with professional advice and experts. Contact us today! Our specialized labour law team has extensive knowledge and experience in dealing with settlement agreements.