You may be in a state of shock or surprise. Your employer wants you to leave. Your employer wants you to give up all your employment rights. Your employer may be imposing some time pressure on you. You have read the agreement but need to take legal advice.
You will have some immediate questions:
Is the financial offer fair?
Can the financial offer be improved?
Are the other terms reasonable?
Is the income tax treatment correct?
PJH Law has years of experience in negotiating the best financial terms in settlement agreements. PJH Law has the required expertise to ensure that the correct amount of income tax only is paid on the termination payments. PJH law has successfully recovered from HMRC income tax that has been overpaid on settlement agreements and ensure that all appropriate allowances are claimed. PJH Law can negotiate an improvement in the non-financial terms such as a reference.
With an uncertain financial future you will want a legal costs guarantee. PJH Law legal costs guarantee is you will not be charged unless we improve the financial terms.
PJH Law has experience in acting for 100s of employees who have been given a settlement agreement, sometimes improving the financial offer by tenfold. We have acted for Senior Executives with six figure termination packages and complex share disposal arrangements right through to employees on the national minimum wage.
PJH LAW’S EMPLOYEE’S GUIDE TO SETTLEMENT AGREEMENTS