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This Practice Note examines the practical issues that typically arise relating to an employment settlement agreement (formerly known as a compromise agreement). It also outlines the tax issues that are likely to be relevant, and refers to our related Practice Notes for further detail.
In the case of an individual employer, or a company employer with a simple corporate structure, the employer and the employee will be the parties to the settlement agreement and there will be no need to refer to third parties.
However, it may be that the identity of the employer is not straightforward, eg
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