Within the workplace, there are occasions where it may be beneficial to both an employer and an employee to agree the terms for a dismissal by way of a settlement
Qualifying employees have a statutory right not to be unfairly dismissed. Generally speaking, dismissal will be unfair unless:
ACAS early conciliation became mandatory from 6 May 2014.
When new directors or senior executives are taken on, it is important that a service agreement is entered into, preferably at the start of a director`s employment.
An employee is entitled to resign with or without notice or with short notice if his employer is in breach of a fundamental term of the employment contract.