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Specialist employment law solicitors on your doorstep

This settlement agreement service is run by Gordon Turner, a solicitor with meeting facilities in Preston, London and Lytham. Call for free advice.

With over 20 years' experience in advising employees from all sectors, senior executives to factory workers, I have extensive experience in employment law advice and, specialise in settlement agreements (compromise agreements).

Settlement of Employment Tribunal type claims can only be made via a Settlement Agreement (Compromise Agreement) (or an ACAS COT3). This is to make sure that employees fully understand the implications of signing.

There can be many advantages to a Settlement Agreement (Compromise Agreement) including:

-    tax efficiency (payments up to £30,000 are normally tax free)
-    avoiding legal costs (these are not normally recoverable in an
     employment tribunal)
-    litigation risk and speed (you may not win at tribunal and if you
     do you may have to wait many months for your money) 

However, the main advantage is peace of mind. People often underestimate the impact being in a dispute with an employer. It can be very stressful to be involved in proceedings where former colleagues are witnesses. A settlement agreement (compromise agreement) will usually include terms to protect the parties’ reputations and the contents of references etc.; this can give you a great deal more confidence when you go for job interviews. 

However, strongly you feel about what may have happened at work, many employees, particularly once they have another job, you may well want to forget about the past and move on. If there have been employment law-related issues, you need to assess the potential value of related claims and weigh this in the balance with the advantages of ‘closure’.

Why choose Gordon Turner?

•    Over 20 years’ specialist experience in employment law
•    Expert settlement agreement (compromise agreement) advice
•    Same day service
•    No charge for employees
•    Avoid unnecessary disputes with your employer
•    A fair deal & ‘closure’

Gordon Turner Employment Lawyers are authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority: 563689

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Free advice service for employees. Call on
01772 369 450 or
7247 7190

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