Tag: restrictive covenants

Employment contracts: what employers need to know

If an employee has refused to sign an employment contract, does that mean the terms are invalid? Katie...

Unsigned contracts

Q: An employee didn’t sign an employment contract. He’s leaving to join a competitor. Can we rely...

Employees with bright ideas: what rights do employers have?

The average employee suggests six ideas per year to their employer, but only 43% of those ideas...

Restrictive Covenants: Mistakes not to make

Properly drafted restrictions protect an employer’s business relationships and confidential information so don't overlook them, says Melanie Stancliffe,...

Employers: How to stop a departing employee from poaching clients

Most employers will have a good sense of the key talent within their organisation – those employees...

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...

Garden Leave: a thorny issue

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

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