Settlement agreement guidance and templates

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Settlement agreements

PDF, 511 KB
66 pages

Published December 2018

Word document

DOCX, 243 KB
66 pages

Published December 2018

Word document

DOCX, 37 KB
12 pages

Template settlement agreement for employers to adapt. Microsoft Word format.

ODT file icon

ODT, 32 KB
12 pages

Template settlement agreement for employers to adapt. OpenDocument Text (ODT) format.

Word document

DOCX, 16 KB
2 pages

Template letter for initiating settlement discussions under s.111A of the Employment Rights Act 1996, where there's been previous or there's ongoing performance management or disciplinary action. Microsoft Word format.

ODT file icon

ODT, 8 KB
2 pages

Template letter for initiating settlement discussions under s.111A of the Employment Rights Act 1996, where there's been previous or there's ongoing performance management or disciplinary action. OpenDocument Text format.

Word document

DOCX, 18 KB
2 pages

Template letter to initiate settlement discussions under s.111A of the Employment Rights Act 1996, where there has been no previous performance management or disciplinary action. Microsoft Word format.

ODT file icon

ODT, 9 KB
2 pages

Template letter to initiate settlement discussions under s.111A of the Employment Rights Act 1996, where there has been no previous performance management or disciplinary action. OpenDocument Text format.
 

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A settlement agreement can be used by both sides in a dispute to resolve a problem or end employment. You should also follow the Acas Code of Practice on settlement agreements.

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