Money paid to an employee to put them back into a position that they would have been in, had the employer not committed an unlawful act. This is usually paid after an employment tribunal claim and the amount of the award is determined by the Employment Tribunal.
The procedure and process that is followed by an employer when an employee commits an act of misconduct. This process is normally set out in a disciplinary procedure which may be located in an employee handbook.
the process under which an employee will raise a complaint or issue with their employer. An employer should have a grievance procedure available to employees which will set out what an employee has to do to raise a grievance and the investigation process that will then be followed.
Terms of an employment contract or service agreement which restrict what an employee can do when they leave the business. This can include things like, not poaching clients or working in a competing business for a certain length of time.
An agreement between an employer and an employee or worker within which the employee or worker waives their right to bring a claim in the future in return for money, a reference or some other form of ``compensation``.
A type of claim that can be brought by an employee if they were dismissed by an employer without a fair reason. Generally, an employee has to have 2 years’ service to bring this type of claim but there are exceptions.