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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Settlement guides

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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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