Without Prejudice Letter Templates

You can adapt these without prejudice letter templates and send them off to your employer in order to negotiate a better settlement agreement exit package when you’re leaving your job.

They are written by us, so your employer will think that you’ve hired lawyers – this makes it much easier to obtain a fair deal because you will look like you know what you are talking about. If you want to know if you have a good case just request a  Free Consultation and we will be in touch.

Without Prejudice Email: Unfair constructive dismissal based on discrimination

This without prejudice agreement is to our client’s employer, proposing a settlement agreement. In this, we summarise her history with the company and previous grievances, in order to set the client’s current position.

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Without Prejudice Letter: unfair redundancy procedure

This without prejudice letter is written for a client whom was unfairly made redundant. In this letter, we claim that the procedure taken in this redundancy was unfair, including: unnecessary delays and lack of communication of which caused the client unnecessary anxiety and stress; no attempt to consider alternative placements for the client made; total lack of a meaningful consultation procedure. A settlement agreement starting from a 6months’ salary, as well as notice and other payments was suggested. This was argued as needing to be increased in order to reflect the loss of benefits and statutory rights, in addition to the legal costs the client incurred.

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Without Prejudice Letter: demoted whilst on sick leave, settlement proposal

This without prejudice letter was put forward as an exit settlement on behalf of our client, including a counter offer. Whilst off sick with work related issues, the client was demoted, given a final written warning along with the threat of being sacked before the end of his appeal and grievance. The company did not help him find alternative employment as they promised. The settlement proposal offered by the employer was rejected and suggested that the statutory redundancy, loss of income, outstanding bonuses, future losses, outstanding annual leave and pension contributions be considered in drafting the final settlement.

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Without Prejudice Letter: raised a grievance and breach of confidentiality

A client raised a grievance, therefore, this without prejudice letter is written on his behalf in response to the offer of a settlement agreement. The employer breached the confidentiality of our client, which has exacerbated his anxiety, therefore, we rejected the proposed offer. They are aware that we wish to resolve the matter amicably and swiftly, which would save them time and expense. Our counter-proposal included: a termination date with holiday pay, full salary, payment of the difference in bonus between the current and next year, 6 months salary a contribution to legal costs and a reference.

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Without Prejudice Letter: mishandled grievance and unfair constructive dismissal

Client had issues at work that were affecting his health and lead him to raise a grievance, for whom we wrote a without prejudice letter. In this, we upheld that the response delay to his grievance made his anxiety worse and lead to a loss of trust in his employers to adequately support him in his return to work. Provided the client has enough evidence to support his claim of a constructive unfair dismissal, a settlement agreement of 6 months salary was proposed, which provides: notice period, contractual benefits, untaken holiday pay and reflects the pain endured and detrimental effect to his health which effected his ability to find another job soon.

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Without Prejudice Letter: unfairly dismissed and reinstated on appeal

A client who was unfairly dismissed, reinstated on appeal and then resigned needed a without prejudice letter written by us on his behalf. The client’s employer in this case committed a numerous serious breaches to the employment contract, including: acting in an arbitrary manner, breach of trust and failure to follow the disciplinary and grievance procedures put in place. All of which cumulated in a decision, followed by his resignation to reinstate our client. A settlement agreement was proposed, reflecting the basic award as well as the loss of statutory rights and earnings.

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Without prejudice no.1 in series: letter from employee’s solicitor to employer

Written on behalf of a client who previously submitted a grievance, this is a grievance appeal.

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Without prejudice letter no.2 in series: response from employer to employee’s solicitor

This without prejudice letter includes a response from the employers to our exit settlement proposal.

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Without prejudice letter no.3 in series: second letter from employee’s solicitor to employer

This without prejudice letter is a response to our client’s employers counter-settlement offer.

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Without prejudice letter no.4 in series: response from employer to employee’s solicitor

We sent an exit settlement proposal to the employer’s lawyer, this is their letter of response.

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Without prejudice letter no.5 in series: third letter from employee’s solicitor to employer

This letter outlines our client’s position, regarding the counter-settlement he was offered by his employees.

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Without prejudice letter: unpaid commission and bonus

This template is appropriate for your employer, when you are owed specific sums of money, including commission payments or bonus payments, identifiable in a list. ET1 employment tribunal claim forms can be attached – not only does this make it more realistic for them, it also prepares you to issue a claim if this letter produces inadequate results.

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Without prejudice letter: sham redundancy selection

This polite yet firm prejudice letter would be used in cases of constructive dismissal and disability discrimination that occurs before the issue of employment tribunal proceedings. Preventing claims before they start and suggesting reasonable out of court settlements is often useful. Constructive dismissal, whistleblowing and disability discrimination are possible claims that could arise.

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Without prejudice letter: tax savings for out of court settlements

This without prejudice letter speaks to the employer in their language, explaining to them why agreeing to your without prejudice offer and singing a settlement agreement with you would make them significant tax savings

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Without prejudice letter: sham redundancy – bullying and stress

An employee was made redundant when there was no real decrease in his workload. This without prejudice letter concerns the previous complaints he made about bullying and harassment and how it led to him being single out for redundancy, when in fact his employers aim was to unfairly dismiss him.

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Without prejudice letter: made redundant on maternity leave

This without prejudice letter was written by us for a client who was told that she was being made redundant whilst she was on maternity leave (an all too common occurrence unfortunately). The employer tried to misrepresent her job role, saying that she was admin support, whereas in fact her appraisals showed that her role was more managerial. Furthermore she was not put in a pool with other employees, or offered meaningful alternative employment.

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Without prejudice letter: dismissed, reinstated on appeal and resigned

Client was suspended then dismissed with regards to a disciplinary investigation. When he appealed the disciplinary decision, they reinstated him. Due to the conduct of the employer’s disciplinary process amounting to a breach of the duty of mutual trust and confidence, he later resigned.

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Without prejudice letter: requesting release from restrictive covenants after whistleblowing

You can adapt these without prejudice letter templates and send them off to your employer in order to negotiate a better settlement agreement exit package when you’re leaving your job. They are written by us, so your employer will think that you’ve hired lawyers – this makes it much easier to obtain a fair deal because … Continued

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Without prejudice letter: off sick with stress after bullying

This without prejudice concerns a client whom was subject to bullying and adverse comments by her line manager in the office and on Facebook. Combined with an increased workload, this led her to be taken off sick with stress. The first move she has now made to request an exit with a settlement agreement is to ask for an ex gratia payment of 6months’ salary and contractual benefits like notice pay.

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Without prejudice letter: whistleblowing and disability discrimination

In a whistleblowing case in which two employees blew the whistle on malpractice or corruption on the employer’s behalf, the two employees were subject to victimisation and a complain of detriments. This without prejudice letter is to their employer, asking for a good settlement agreement and exit package, of which is supported by the setting out of the merits of their case.

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Without prejudice letter: TUPE, redundancy and corporate takeover

This client was employed for a successful 8 years before his company was taken over by a large corporation. This free without prejudice letter is with regards to the unfair dismissal he incurred by means of redundancy, of which he should be protected by a TUPE legislation. This letter includes a settlement agreement exit package that we ask for.

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