Practical guidance on drafting an employment contract, including the written statement of particulars; formation of the contract; variation clauses; mobility clauses; collective agreements; probationary periods; confidentiality clauses; garden leave clauses; and post-termination restrictions.
Darren Newman, employment lawyer and XpertHR contributing author, sets out a legally compliant process for employers to follow when making changes to terms and conditions of employment.
In DLA Piper's case of the week, Vestergaard Frandsen v Bestnet Europe and others, the Supreme Court held that an individual can be liable for breach of confidence only if he or she knows that the information being used is confidential.
The law on notice and pay in lieu of notice (PILON), including notice periods, taxation of pay in lieu, and an explanation of the consequences of wrongful dismissal.
Practical guidance on the law on harmonising contractual terms and conditions following a TUPE transfer, including variation of terms derived from a collective agreement; economic, technical and organisational reasons for variation; and varying terms with employees' consent.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to contracts of employment.