Pre-termination negotiations and settlement agreements

posted October 18, 2013

Under the Enterprise and Regulatory Reforms Act 2013 (ERRA 2013) compromise agreements will be renamed ‘settlement agreements’ and employers will be given more freedom to have discussions with employees about a proposed settlement outside the context of an existing dispute.

Unfair dismissal qualifying service

posted October 18, 2013

The right to claim for unfair dismissal generally is dependant upon the employee having the requisite period of continuous service

Unfair dismissal compensation

posted October 18, 2013

A change to the compensatory award cap has been in force from 25 June 2013 (Updated May 2017)