Settlement agreements for exiting employees

How DAS Law can help

It is common practice to present an employee with a settlement agreement as an alternative to going through a long, drawn-out disciplinary, performance or redundancy procedure.

Our highly experienced team of over 30 employment lawyers can provide you with practical legal advice and representation if you need to draft a settlement agreement.

These are some of the possible outcomes we can achieve for you:

  • Advise on the terms and conditions of the settlement agreement and the negotiation process.
  • Advise on the taxation of termination payments.
  • Representation and guidance should the employee take their case to an employment tribunal.
  • It’s important to note that no part of the settlement agreement is binding until it has been signed by all parties. This protects you as an employer should you discover new information during the negotiation period e.g. the employee is stealing from your company.

    How much will it cost?

    If you would like DAS Law to draft a settlement agreement to exit an employee, we will offer competitive fixed fees so that you have complete certainty on your legal spend throughout the process.

    Our legal advisers are always happy to discuss our fee options with you in more detail.

    What to do next?

    If you would like to speak to an employment expert about settlement agreements, please contact us by calling 0345 604 7298, or email enquiries@daslaw.co.uk.

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