Burton compromise agreementBurton compromise agreement

We specialise in advising cheaply on a Burton compromise agreement which sets out the terms of the deal where a Burton employee and his or her employer part company . If you are an employee usually your employer will cover our fee for looking over the agreement for you.

The conditions which must be satisfied for there to be a valid compromise agreement are:

  • (1)     the agreement must be in writing;
  • (2)     the agreement must relate to the particular proceedings;
  • (3)     the employee  or worker must have received advice from a relevant independent adviser as to the terms and effect of the proposed agreement and, in particular, its effect on his ability to pursue his rights before an employment tribunal;
  • (4)     there must be in force, when the adviser gives the advice, a contract of insurance, or an indemnity provided for members of a profession or professional body, covering the risk of a claim by the employee or worker in respect of loss arising in consequence of the advice;
  • (5)     the agreement must identify the adviser; and
  • (6)     the agreement must state that the conditions regulating compromise agreements under the Employment Rights Act 1996 are satisfied.

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