Top 8 things that should be included in a settlement agreement to make it rock solid

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If you’re reading this post, you’re probably thinking: What should be included in a settlement agreement?

It’s a good question, and it’s one we’re going to answer in good detail – but first, let’s start with the basics.

What is a settlement agreement?

A settlement agreement is where an employee gives up their right to sue an employer after they leave. Usually they are not leaving voluntarily. A settlement agreement includes the details of the payment the employee will receive when they leave, leaves their role, often as part of a redundancy.

After everything is agreed on the employee’s exit, they will not be able to bring a case to an employment tribunal for any reason, including discrimination.

It’s an important agreement for a lot of reasons, which is why it’s super important that you include everything in your settlement agreement to stop your employee suing you after they have left.

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