Category: Advice for Employers

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Non-compete in employment contract held to be unreasonable and void

The coronavirus pandemic has led to many individuals losing their jobs due to redundancies and employees may wonder where they stand in relation to any restrictive covenants in their contracts. The case of Quilter Private Client Advisers v Falconer discusses the factors to be taken into account when seeking to enforce a restrictive covenant, which in this case was a 9 month non compete, which was found to be void and unenforceable.

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Should my employees work from home? How to deal with coronavirus (COVID-19) in the workplace

The government has outlined strict new measures to counter the recent outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19) in the UK, which will have considerable implications for employers across the country.…