Restrictive covenants & confidentiality

Restrictive covenants & confidentiality guidance:

1 Confidential Information 1.1 In this contract 'Confidential Information' means: 1.1.1 information relating to the business, management systems, finances, transactions...

Precedents

1 Warranties 1.1 You warrant and represent to the Employer that: 1.1.1 by virtue of entering into this Agreement[ or the other agreements or arrangements made or to be...

Precedents

Insert defined term: Garden Leave any period during which the Company exercises its rights under Clause [insert relevant clause number, in this case Clause 1.1]; 1 Garden...

Precedents

1 Post-termination restrictions 1.1 You undertake to the Company[ (for itself and as trustee and agent for each Group Company)] that you will not, without the prior...

Precedents

1 Restrictions on dealing in shares or with inside information 1.1 You will (and will procure that your connected persons, as defined in section 252 of the Companies Act...

Precedents

UPDATE: On 21 July 2019, following its consultation on ‘Confidentiality clauses: measures to prevent misuse in situations of workplace harassment or discrimination’, the...

Practice Note

In broad terms, putting an employee on 'garden leave' means the employer sending the employee home on full pay during the employee's notice period. It can be done when an...

Practice Note

For a post-termination restriction to be enforceable by the employer, it first has to be a contractual term; that is, incorporated into a contract between the employer...

Practice Note

This Practice Note examines the various types of post-termination restrictions (restrictive covenants) that are typically found in contracts of employment. The need for...

Practice Note

Even if an employer is able to establish that it has a legitimate business interest to protect (see Practice Note: Legitimate business interest) it will only be able to...

Practice Note

This Practice Note examines the legal and practical issues that may arise when an employer (referred to in this note as the 'new employer') seeks to recruit an individual...

Practice Note

It is not inconceivable that the first indication an employer will have about potential competitive activity by an employee is when that employee resigns. The employer's...

Practice Note

An employee will be under certain implied duties during employment. These will vary depending on the seniority of the employee and whether he is subject to a duty of...

Practice Note

In a team move two or more employees of the same employer leave that employer and either set up in business on their own account, or join one of their current employer's...

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