Employment Settlement Agreements – A Complete Guide

BPP Professional Education
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6 hours
455 GBP excl. VAT
Birmingham, London, Manchester, Online courses
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Employment Settlement Agreements – A Complete Guide

Settlement agreements are one of a limited number of options available to settle employment disputes. In addition, increasing regulation of the employment relationship means that many employers choose to “short cut” process and procedure by offering favourable exit terms to an employee under a settlement agreement. This practical guide to drafting and negotiating settlement agreements will provide delegates with both employer and employee points of view and includes drafting sample clauses during the course of the day as well as tips on successfully negotiating to a concluded agreement.

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This course will be of benefit to trainee solicitors intending to practice employment law on qualification, junior employment lawyers, General Practitioners looking to expand their offering into employment law services, HR professionals.

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Describe the essential requirements for a settlement agreement to be validIdentify claims that can and cannot be covered under a settlement agreementExamine the contents of a settlement agreement from employer and employee perspectivesRecognise where specific drafting is appropriate or necessaryUnderstand the key principles regarding taxation on payments under settlement agreementsIdentify circumstances in which an employer may rely on new S111A Employment Rights Act 1996 ("confidentiality of pre-termination negotiations")Negotiate key points with confidence and resolve common sticking pointsAssess enforcement options where an agreement is breached

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