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I would suggest that the correspondence between you and the insurance company regarding the lump sum settlement would suffice.
I do hope that you have found my reply of assistance.
Then use the correspondence between you and your employer leading to the termination of employment.
Your notice of dismissal must state the reason for the termination of your service. This should prove that your departure was not due to misconduct etc.
Actually, I am an accountant, not a lawyer, but employement law is a subject in the Certified Accountant's examination suite.
Perhaps I used the wrong terminology. On termination of employment you must receive a certificate indicating your period of employment and the reason for its ending. That was the document to which I refer.
Here is the ACAS guidance on the subject:
'An employment contract can be terminated at any time by either party, it could be a resignation or dismissal, redundancy or retirement. For a notice to be effective it should be in writing and specify the date of termination.'
The Settlement Agreement would appear to comply with this requirement.
Thank you for your support.