Hibernian FC today confirmed that compensation has been agreed with Inverness Caledonian Thistle FC.
This means Manager Terry Butcher and Assistant Manager MauriceMalpas now have permission to speak to Hibernian FC to agree personal terms.
Hibernian FC Chairman Rod Petrie said: "We are grateful to Inverness Caledonian Thistle for the professional and courteous way in which the discussions between the Clubs have been conducted. We now look forward to welcoming the new management team to Easter Road Stadium."
Hibernian FC confirmed that contractual arrangements are being discussed with the individuals today with a view to introducing the new Manager at a media briefing on Tuesday afternoon.