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Negotiating a Settlement Agreement

With Settlement Agreement negotiations people can be influenced by unhelpful material- from friends or the Internet. For example, a recent search on the term: how much should I ask for in a settlement? brought up an article beginning… As a general rule ask for 75% to 100% higher than you would actually be satisfied with.

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Settling a dispute - the power of ‘boring’

I’ve recently settled a 4-day pregnancy discrimination case due for hearing later this year. A careful review of the myriad of documents relating to the dispute threw up a key point in the chronology of events, resulting in a straightforward settlement of the dispute.

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Always look on the bright side…of life!

A creative approach to conflict - tips on negotiating within a protected conversation.

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Injury to feelings awards- how long’s a piece of string?

When negotiating a Settlement one thing which leads to much confusion is the amount to allocate to any potential claim for ‘Injury to Feelings’? Employees and employers can be unrealistic about things would pan out in a tribunal with award subject to considerable discretion of the tribunal provided they are within the ‘Vento’ guidelines.

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Dealing with complex Employment Tribunal Claims

Employers have enough on their plate with Omicron so if you’re on the receiving end of a potential Tribunal claim you may be at the end of your tether… I’ve written this article is to provide guidance on how to reduce the burden on your organisation and increase the prospect of a prompt successful outcome.

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