Tag: employment contracts

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,...

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

Moving offices to a new area is a big decision. It can involve employees taking on a...

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...

Five common issues that arise from failing to provide a detailed employment contract

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

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...

Garden Leave: a thorny issue

Q: Can we put an employee on garden leave when the written employment contract does not mention...

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...

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