What does the employee warrant?

The following are common warranties for employees to give in the settlement agreement:

  1. That they have not committed a fundamental breach of contract.
  2. That they have not (at the date of the agreement) received another offer of employment.
  3. That they have returned all company property.
  4. That they no longer have any confidential information belonging to the company.
  5. That they have raised any potential claims against the company with their independent legal adviser.
  6. That they will keep the terms of the agreement and the circumstances leading up to the termination of their employment confidential.
  7. That they will not make derogatory statements about the company or group companies and its/their officers and employees.