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Employment Law – Redundancy – Confidentiality – Settlement Agreement

December 6th, 2013 · No Comments · Compromise Agreement Solicitor, Compromise Agreement Solicitors, Compromise Agreements, Confidentiality Provisions in a Compromise Agreements, Contract of Employment, Employment Lawyers, Employment Solicitors, Necessity for Legal Advice on the Terms of Your Compromise Agreement, Redundancies, Redundancy, Redundancy law, Signing Compromise Agreements, Termination of Employment, Your Compromise Agreement is a Binding Contract

Employees should be aware of the extent of Confidentiality in Settlement Agreements We want to reinforce the fact that if you are an employee being made redundant, you must be made aware of the confidentiality clause in a settlement agreement as well as in your employment contract. In many cases, the confidentiality provision in the […]

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Employment Law, Redundancy, Post-Termination, Employment Contract, Compromise Agreement

March 5th, 2013 · No Comments · About Compromise Agreement Blog, Choosing an Independent Legal Advisor to provide Advice on the Terms of your Compromise Agreement, Compromise Agreement Solicitor, Compromise Agreement Solicitors, Compromise Agreements, Contract of Employment, Employment Lawyers, Employment Solicitors, Independent Legal Advice, Non Compete, Post Termination Restrictions after Signing a Compromise Agreement, Redundancies, Redundancy, Redundancy law, Restrictive Covenants, Your Compromise Agreement is a Binding Contract

From our experience of advising people on redundancies, we have seen that some employers restrict their employees for up to 1 year before they can work for a competitor. This post-termination restriction will normally be set out in the employment contract as well as a compromise agreement, if the employee is being made redundant. If […]

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Employment Law, Breach of Contract, Warranties, Redundancy, Compromise Agreement

February 22nd, 2013 · No Comments · About Compromise Agreement Blog, Compromise Agreement Solicitor, Compromise Agreement Solicitors, Compromise Agreements, Contract of Employment, Employment Lawyers, Employment Solicitors, Employment Tribunals, Enhanced Redundancy Pay, Independent Legal Advice, Redundancies, Redundancy, Redundancy law, Redundancy Pay, Repayment of Redundancy Pay, Restrictive Covenants, Severance Pay, Summary Dismissal, Termination of Employment, Warranties, Your Compromise Agreement is a Binding Contract

Following on from our previous post, working for another company whilst employed and where this has been expressly prohibited in you employment contract, would constitute a breach of contract. Your employer would be entitled to seek damages for this. Furthermore, if you are facing redundancy, your employer will usually provide you with a compromise agreement. […]

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Employment Law, Redundancy, Employment Contract, Breach of Contract

February 21st, 2013 · No Comments · About Compromise Agreement Blog, Compromise Agreement Solicitor, Compromise Agreement Solicitors, Compromise Agreements, Contract of Employment, Employment Lawyers, Employment Solicitors, Employment Tribunals, Independent Legal Advice, Necessity for Legal Advice on the Terms of Your Compromise Agreement, Redundancies, Redundancy, Redundancy law, Restrictive Covenants, Termination Date, Termination of Employment, Warranties, Your Compromise Agreement is a Binding Contract

From our experience in dealing with redundancies, we have encountered situations where employees who, as per the terms of their employment contracts were not meant to work for anyone else whilst employed by their employers, have done so. In one instance, an employer working within the IT sector, with a creative job, in fact carried […]

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Employment Law, Garden Leave, Contract of Employment

February 14th, 2013 · No Comments · About Compromise Agreement Blog, Compromise Agreement Solicitor, Compromise Agreement Solicitors, Compromise Agreements, Contract of Employment, Employment Lawyers, Employment Solicitors, Employment Tribunals, Garden Leave, Redundancies, Redundancy, Redundancy law, Redundancy Pay, Termination of Employment, Your Compromise Agreement is a Binding Contract

Some employment contracts make provision for garden leave, whilst others do not. As employment lawyers we have seen situations, especially in the banking and IT sectors, where employees who were dealing with highly sensitive information, were simply dismissed and immediately removed from their positions. If you need legal advice on the terms of your contract […]

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Employment Law, Restrictive Covenants, Employment Contracts

June 12th, 2012 · No Comments · Compromise Agreement Solicitor, Compromise Agreement Solicitors, Compromise Agreements, Contract of Employment, Employment Lawyers, Employment Solicitors, Non Compete, Non Solicitation, Redundancies, Redundancy, Redundancy law, Restrictive Covenants

Employees must consider any restrictive covenants in their employment contracts before setting up their own businesses, to avoid legal action. The most pertinent restrictions are normally, non-solicitation and non-compete clauses. Employers are rigorously pursuing former employees who breach such clauses especially if they are setting up in competition. If you are thinking of setting up […]

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Employment Law, Post-Termination Restrictions, Employment Law Solicitors

May 3rd, 2012 · No Comments · Compromise Agreement Solicitor, Compromise Agreement Solicitors, Compromise Agreements, Contract of Employment, Employment Lawyers, Employment Solicitors, Non Compete, Non Solicitation, Redundancies, Redundancy, Redundancy law, Restrictive Covenants

If you are looking for a new job whilst employed, our law firm would always recommend looking at the post-termination restrictions contained in your employment contract before making any decisions. As employment law solicitors, we would advise you that the main reason for this is that both you and your new employer would need to […]

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Employment Law, Compromise Agreements, Confidentiality

April 25th, 2012 · No Comments · Compromise Agreement Solicitor, Compromise Agreement Solicitors, Compromise Agreements, Confidentiality Provisions in a Compromise Agreements, Contract of Employment, Employment Lawyers, Employment Solicitors, Independent Legal Advice, Necessity for Legal Advice on the Terms of Your Compromise Agreement, Redundancies, Redundancy, Redundancy law

When advising employees on the terms of their compromise agreements, we always highlight the importance of confidentiality. Confidentiality provisions are not only contained within compromise agreements, but also employment contracts. Employees facing redundancy need to understand that confidentiality covers, not only┬áthe terms of the compromise agreement itself, but also the fact that they entered into […]

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Employment Law, Redundancy, Post-Termination Restrictions, Joint Venture

April 4th, 2012 · No Comments · Choosing an Independent Legal Advisor to provide Advice on the Terms of your Compromise Agreement, Compromise Agreement Solicitor, Compromise Agreement Solicitors, Compromise Agreements, Contract of Employment, Employment Lawyers, Employment Solicitors, Independent Legal Advice, Non Compete, Re-employment, Redundancies, Redundancy, Redundancy law, Termination of Employment

Both employers and employees should be aware of provisions contained within compromise agreements that prevent an employee from returning to the job altogether, following redundancy. From our experience as employment law solicitors, such provisions can have far reaching scope particularly in complex scenarios where, for example, an employer consists of a number of joint venture […]

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Employment Law, Redundancy, Employment Contract, Post-Termination Restrictions

March 30th, 2012 · No Comments · Choosing an Independent Legal Advisor to provide Advice on the Terms of your Compromise Agreement, Compromise Agreement Solicitor, Compromise Agreement Solicitors, Compromise Agreements, Contract of Employment, Employment Lawyers, Employment Solicitors, Independent Legal Advice, Non Compete, Post Termination Restrictions after Signing a Compromise Agreement, Redundancies, Redundancy, Redundancy law

Many employees are not taking note of the importance and possible repercussions for breach of post-termination restrictions contained within their compromise agreements and contracts of employment, particularly for non-competition. From our vast experience as employment lawyers we have seen situations where employees taking redundancy have already obtained a new position with a new employer, but […]

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