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Non-compete clause unenforceable as it included a restriction on holding a minor shareholding in a competing business

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Restrictive covenants are a useful tool for employers to protect their competitive edge and to reduce the risk of 'star employees' leaving to join competitors.However, failure to draft restrictive covenants carefully can leave both employer and employee in limbo. More …

Articles of Association: What are they and why should I care?

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The Articles of Association are a company's key constitutional document, setting out rules for the internal running of the company. Sarah Carter, from our company secretarial team, discusses why every company needs to be familiar with theirs. More …

Employment Law - Looking Ahead to 2018

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Following on from our Employment law "Top Ten" of 2017 we now take a look ahead to 2018 and what are likely to be the key employment law developments for employers and HR professionals. More …

Access to Court documents by an Interested Non-Party

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A High Court master has recently given extensive guidance in the case of Dring v Cape Distribution Ltd and others [2017] on the right of an interested non-party to access court documents. More …

Employment law Top Ten of 2017

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How will employers and HR professionals remember 2017? We thought we’d seen enough Brexit turmoil in 2016 but it paled into insignificance compared with the legal and political wranglings this year. More …