For a compromise agreement to be legally binding, a number of conditions must be met: any agreement should be adapted to the facts and circumstances of the case. It is therefore difficult to adopt a coherent approach in the elaboration of a compromise agreement, although this approach can, where appropriate, be used in more general cases. The details and existence of a compromise agreement should be kept confidential by third parties. Even if the parties have agreed that your settlement is not taxable, it is customary for employers to require « tax compensation » as part of the settlement agreement. In other words, if HMRC decides that a tax is due, you are responsible for it. The allowance generally states that you must reimburse your employer for all taxes required by HMRC from your employer. Unlike contractual claims that can be waived by entering into a contractual waiver of these rights, legal rights can only be issued on a mandatory basis, one of which is through a compromise agreement Although it is common to enter into compromise agreements when the employment relationship is terminated (or is about to be terminated), it is possible: if the employment relationship continues. . . .