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Devon County Council Paid Out Almost £2 Million Under 145 Settlement Agreements

A recent newspaper article from the Exmouth Journal revealed that Devon County Council paid out £1,965,370 in relation to 145 settlement agreements that it entered into with former employees between 2013 – 2017. Devon County Council: Large Payouts On 145 Settlement Agreements In its article about the 145 settlement agreements, the Exmouth Journal stated: “A […]

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Confidentiality Clauses in Settlement Agreements

Confidentiality clauses in settlement agreements have become for all intents and purposes a standard term of such agreements. Nevertheless, such clauses are not always enforceable. Moreover, the recent football sexual abuse scandal and the current debate over sexual harassment in the workplace, have led to confidentiality clauses being dubbed “gagging clauses”. Confidentiality Clauses in Settlement […]