The Valla guide to
A settlement is an agreement between you and your employer to resolve your workplace problem. Usually, a settlement agreement means that you are paid a sum of money in return for either not starting an Employment Tribunal claim, or withdrawing a Tribunal claim that you’ve already started.
Where to start
Settlement agreements - what they are, and how to get one
Are you thinking about entering into a settlement agreement with your employer? Learn what exactly a settlement agreement is, and how to get one.
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How to get a good deal in a settlement agreement
When trying to reach a settlement agreement with your employer, it can be difficult to know if you're getting a good deal. Learn how to get a good settlement agreement.
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Video lessons from Valla
Templates you can use in settlement cases
These document and letter templates are useful in cases of settlement.
Without prejudice letter template
Use this where you want to negotiate with your employer "off the record" in order to try to reach a settlement out of court.
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