Case Study: Compromise Agreement Claim – Employment Law
Do you feel you have the grounds to make a compromise agreement between yourself and your employer or are you looking at making a claim through an employment tribunal as you have been treated unfairly at work? You need to speak to the employment law experts at Oakwood Solicitors who can assist you in achieving the compensation you deserve.
A compromise agreement in the UK is classed as a specific type of contract between an employer and their employee or former employee and this is where employee’s receive recognition usually in the form of compensation in exchange for agreeing that no further legal action will be taken against them in an employment tribunal. This will generally occur when an employer has breached their statutory obligation in regards to the employee’s contract.
The CIPD performed a survey in March 2011 and found that the average compensation package within the UK made under a compromise agreement was £10000 with one in five employees generally receiving a payment of over £25000.
If you feel you have the grounds to make a compromise agreement because your employer has breached their statutory obligation then you should speak to Oakwood Solicitors who will be able to challenge your employer and may be able to achieve a compromise agreement.
If you have already been offered a compromise agreement and feel that the amount of compensation is unfair then you should speak to Oakwood Solicitors who will also be able to challenge your employer and may be able to negotiate an increase in the award.
Are you unsure whether you should make a compromise agreement or start making a compensation claim through an employment tribunal? You need to speak to Oakwood Solicitors who can provide you with genuine legal advice in regards this matter.
If you choose to use the legal representation on offer at Oakwood Solicitors we will process your claim dependent on which form we believe would achieve the most compensation. For example if we believe that you would receive more compensation by creating a compromise agreement we would use this method when claiming compensation.
Oakwood Solicitors received an enquiry from Mr E from Wrexham who believed that he had a case for unfair dismissal.
The majority of people who receive compensation awards in the form of a compromise agreement of those who have been unfairly dismissed from their job position or have been discriminated against at work.
If you are looking at making a compromise agreement with your employer then you should process your claim through Oakwood Solicitors who will be able to assist you in building a case which your employer will find hard to argue; to discuss your eligibility to make a successful claim why not call one of the team today on:0844 844 9866.