October 1, 2019
Restrictive covenants in employment contracts are clauses that try to restrict the activity of an employee after they have left the employer’s employment, and usually focus on four areas:
September 3, 2019
Some businesses have a unique method or something special about what they do that sets it apart from their competition. It might not be a trade secret as good as the Coca Cola recipe, but businesses have information that they will want to protect whether it be a process, a business method, financial information or […]
December 15, 2018
Imagine taking a call from a “High Court Enforcement Officer” requiring you to pay a Judgment that you have no knowledge of and indicating that if you didn’t pay immediately, the High Court Enforcement Officer was coming to your premises immediately to seize goods. How would you react?
April 20, 2018
Cash flow is one of the single most important aspects to any business, large or small. It allows a business to negotiate better discounts with its own suppliers, invest in the business itself and, for the business owner, perhaps even sleep at night. So why is cash flow a problem? One of the obvious […]
April 17, 2018
Wills are often challenged by relatives who don’t believe that either adequate financial provision has been made for them (where they depend financially on the deceased) or as a result of a concern with how the Will was made by their loved one. Some of the common areas for challenging a Will are the […]
April 12, 2018
Disputes often arise around boundaries. A boundary is a line that divides two contiguous pieces of land. It may be a physical line, such as a fence or a wall. The title documents for the land will usually identify the boundary but rarely precisely. Some of the problems can be: The boundary does not follow […]
March 4, 2018
Restrictive covenants in employment contracts are clauses that try to restrict the activity of an employee after they have left the employer’s employment, and usually focus on four areas: Non-solicitation of customers – stopping an ex-employee approaching customers Non-dealing with customers – stopping an ex-employee dealing with a customer even where the customer approaches […]
August 11, 2017
Most commercial disputes are settled, but why would you settle a strong case that you are confident will succeed?
December 5, 2014
At Hollingsworths, our litigation team regularly work with employers and employees in relation to disputes relating to restrictive covenants in employment contracts. We advise on the terms of restrictive covenants, including drafting the covenants for employers to include in employment contracts, the enforceability of covenants, bringing and defending claims and team moves.
May 16, 2014
This business briefing explains what restrictive covenants are, when they are likely to be enforceable and how they can be used in employment contracts to protect a business’s interests.