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(4) Safeguards for the individual

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(4) Safeguards for the individual

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(4)     Safeguards for the individual

There are two statutory safeguards to counter undue pressure on an individual to accept this status. The first is that the employer must give the employee the statement mentioned in head (c) of the previous paragraph; its contents are set out in the next paragraph. The second is that before the agreement is concluded the individual, having been given the statement, must receive advice from a 'relevant independent adviser' (in the same sense as the adviser required for a settlement agreement under the ERA 1996 s 203(3)) as to the terms and effect

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