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Mike Ashley wins £15m ‘pub deal’ High Court case

Sports Direct founder Mike Ashley has won a High Court case against Jeffery Blue, an investment banker, who claimed Ashley promised him £15m in...

Location, location, location: what employers need to know about the office...

Moving offices to a new area is a big decision. It can involve employees taking on a long commute or even relocating their whole...

Dos and Don’ts of Restrictive Covenants in employment contracts

Restrictive covenants in employment contracts can prevent an employee from competing with an ex-employer after they have left a business, or stop an ex-employee...

Five common issues that arise from failing to provide a detailed...

Under Section 1 of the Employment Rights Act 1996 (“ERA”), employees must be provided with written particulars of employment within two months of the...

Is our staff handbook part of the employment contract?

Q: Is our staff handbook part of the employment contract and if so, do we need the employee’s consent to change it? The issue of staff...

Garden Leave: a thorny issue

Q: Can we put an employee on garden leave when the written employment contract does not mention garden leave? Ian Carey, Principal employment solicitor at...

Zero hours contracts – five things you need to know

Zero hours contracts are frequently in the news, with the latest headlines reporting that McDonalds –the fast-food chain - will give its staff the...