A myth-busting guide to entering in to settlement agreements

Settlement agreements are a very valuable tool in the hands of employers seeking to end the employment of an employee, or indeed to resolve an employment-related dispute.  However, there is a lot of mis-understanding and mis-information about settlement agreements. This seminar will deal with the practicalities of running a successful settlement negotiation and entering into a settlement agreement, and will include the following topics:

  • How to ensure that discussions about entering in to a settlement agreement are “protected” or “without prejudice”
  • Key considerations in framing the settlement package
  • Does and don’ts in managing a successful settlement negotiation
  • Myths about settlement agreements dispelled
  • Alternatives to settlement agreements

Timings:

8.00am Registration and Breakfast

8.30am Seminar

9.30am Finish