Evidence & building your case for negotiating a fair settlement agreement


Evidence: pretty important, even in an out-of-court negotiation, you need to show that you’ve been genuinely badly treated. Otherwise how can you justify a decent payout?  This section reviews the evidence needed to negotiate with your employer.


Helpful guides to using evidence in settlement negotiations:

  1. Evidence – laying the foundations for a successful negotiation
  2. Email, letter & documentary evidence
  3. Discrimination questionnaires
  4. Witnesses
  5.  Subject access request
  6. Employers monitoring your communications
  7. Audio & video recordings

 Example ‘subject access request’ letters for obtaining your HR file: