Settlement agreement: employment (short form)

A simple agreement between an employer and employee to compromise an employee's contractual and statutory claims on termination of employment (formerly known as a compromise agreement). For a more detailed agreement suitable for senior executives and other more complex terminations, see Standard document, Settlement agreement: employment (long form).

For a settlement agreement where the employment contract is not termination, see Standard document, Settlement agreement (no termination).

For a settlement agreement for use in civil litigation in non-employment matters, see Standard document, Settlement agreement and release: civil litigation.

Practical Law Employment, with thanks to Caroline Stakim, Morrison & Foerster LLP for Scots law drafting points

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