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MP alleged to have used public money to settle a legal dispute

Sep 17, 2018

A Birmingham MP who was taken to an employment tribunal by a former assistant and girlfriend is alleged to have used public money to settle a dispute. He was accused him of religious...

Settlement Agreements and Freedom of Speech

Jun 23, 2018

Settlement agreements are often used by either or both parties for confidentially. Article 11 of the European convection of human rights states: “Everyone has the right to freedom of...

Settlement Agreements and Discrimination of Accents

Feb 18, 2018

Question: Is it unlawful to discriminate against someone because of their accent? Answer: Sometimes, yes. The Equality Act 2010 prohibits discrimination against employees, workers and...

Settlement Agreements after Christmas Parties

Dec 1, 2017

There are often settlement agreement disputes after Christmas Party type work drinks. In Bellman v Northampton Recruitment Ltd [2016] the High Court held that an employer was not liable for an...

Settlement Agreements and Whistle-blowing

Aug 2, 2017

Non-Executive Directors held personally liable for £1.75M for dismissing CEO for whistle-blowing In a Judgment handed down last week in the case of International Petroleum Limited v Osipov the...

Senior Employees and Settlement Agreements

Nov 23, 2016

Settlement agreements for senior employees, such as directors and senior executives, generally vary from other forms of settlement agreements. This is due to the fact that...

Statutory Maternity Pay not included in Settlement Agreement

Nov 17, 2016

Statutory Maternity Pay not included in Settlement Agreement (Campus Living Villages UK v HMRC & Sexton) A recent case heard in the First-tier Tax Tribunal (FTT) has held...

Frequent Clauses in Settlement Agreements

Nov 16, 2016

It is helpful for employers and employees alike to familiarise themselves with the most frequent clauses in settlement agreements. This article aims to clarify and explain the...

Tottenham Hotspur Players’ Settlement Agreement and Tax

Oct 24, 2016

Tottenham Hotspur Players’ Settlement Agreement Sparks Clarification on Employment Termination Tax Payment A recent case heard by the First-Tier Tax Tribunal (FTT)...

New Settlement Service for In House Counsel

Oct 4, 2016

A new settlement agreement service for In House Counsel has been launched by Harrison Clark Rickerbys Solicitors. The service is especially suited to meet the needs of in house...

Leading Law Firm Launch Online Service

Sep 22, 2016

Harrison Clark Rickerbys Solicitors have launched a new online service designed for employers and in house counsel who use settlement agreements on an ad hoc or regular basis....