The essence of the agreement is the employer’s offer of a compensation payment in return for the employee’s agreement not to progress his or her claims in the courts. These terms are expressed prominently in the document, with the compensation payment being offered in ‘full and final settlement’ of all the employee’s employment claims.
Settlement agreements may run to several pages in length. Each settlement demands a tailored agreement, however the following key clauses are typically included:
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.