If the business has correctly identified redundancy grounds and it has followed a fair redundancy process, there will be minimal risk of employees bringing any successful claims.
Nonetheless employers may decide to put forward a settlement offer in return for the employee’s express undertaking not to sue the employer in the future, all of which is set out in a settlement agreement.
If the employer believes it is at risk of claims by employees, because it failed to consult properly or the selection process was flawed, then a negotiated settlement makes good sense.
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If your employer has just told you that you are at risk of redundancy then we can advise you about the steps your employer should take next. If the redundancy is not conducted fairly then your redundancy lawyer can assist you to negotiate compensation.Get in touch
For employers it is crucial to understand the law to avoid the prospect of litigation. Your specialsit redundancy solicitor will advise you across the process from start to finish; clarifying your grounds, explaining the consultation and selection process and drafting relevant correspondence.Get in touch
You can consult the following sections for a definition of redundancy and best practice for conducting a redundancy programme:
When are they used? What is in them? Use our guide to understand more about settlement agreements
Depends on a variety of factors. We will advise about the particulars of your situation and explain how much compensation is appropriate
Is a settlement agreement offered when employees are redundant? Find out more on our redundancy pages
We seek to address your legal needs in a way that suits you. For certain matters we can offer a fixed fee arrangement. Learn more about costs with Aeon settlements
Discover more about the terms that the employer will include in the settlement agreement.