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  • How important is cash flow to your business?

    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 […]

  • Probate: What is a caveat?

    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 […]

  • Boundary Disputes

    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 […]

  • Non-compete clauses: Can they be enforced?

    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 […]

  • Settling a commercial dispute

    August 11, 2017

    Most commercial disputes are settled, but why would you settle a strong case that you are confident will succeed?

  • Restrictive Covenant Disputes: Are restrictive covenants enforceable?

    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.

  • Restrictive Covenants: A Quick Guide

    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.

  • Constructive Dismissal

    June 25, 2013

    This business briefing sets out the key issues a business needs to understand when an employee makes a claim for constructive dismissal.

  • Break clauses in commercial leases: business briefing

    June 25, 2013

    This business briefing highlights the practical issues that a tenant should consider when exercising a break clause in a commercial lease.

  • Restrictive covenants in employment contracts

    June 25, 2013

    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.

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