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Are restrictive covenants enforceable?

| by Tosh Polpitye
Employers often choose to include some form of restrictions within the employment contracts they issue to employees and those employees.

What is a non-solicitation clause?

| by Tosh Polpitye
A non-solicitation clause in an employment contract is and agreement in which an employee agrees not to solicit a company’s clients or customers, f...

How long can restrictive covenants be enforceable?

| by Tosh Polpitye
A restrictive covenant is a clause which restricts the post-termination activity of any employees once they have left the business, affecting many ...

Are restrictive covenants enforceable and legal?

| by Tosh Polpitye
So to be legal and enforceable it has to be reasonable in the circumstances and it has to protect the legitimate business interest of the company.

What are the different types of restrictive covenants?

| by Tosh Polpitye
The standard types of restrictions which can be used by employers are...

What is a restrictive covenant?

| by Tosh Polpitye
Restrictive covenants tend to be in most employment law contracts in one form or another and every business has information that it will consider b...

Discrimination arising out of a disability, is this something difficult to prove or establish?

| by Nick Singer
It really just depends on the facts and sometimes it's so obvious that everyone agrees and accepts it and you just argue about the justification bu...

Discrimination arising out of a disability, do you need a comparator?

| by Nick Singer
Do you need to have a comparator in cases like these?

Can unfavourable treatment be justified?

| by Nick Singer
Discrimination for something arising out of or as a consequence of a disability?

What are some examples of unfavourable treatment?

| by Nick Singer
The Equality Act 2010 makes it illegal to treat an employee unfavourably for something arising out of a disability.

What are examples of discrimination arising from a disability?

| by Nick Singer
Discrimination arising from or as a consequence of a disability is a concept which often catches employers out at an employment tribunal and below ...

What is discrimination arising from disability?

| by Nick Singer
Discrimination arising out of a disability is where an employer treats their employee unfavourably because of something arising in consequence of t...

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