Non-competition clauses

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  • Case of the week: Post-termination restraint clauses

    Date:
    10 July 2007
    Type:
    Law reports

    This week's case of the week, provided by Allen & Overy, covers post-termination restraint clauses.

  • Case of the week: Restrictive covenants

    Date:
    6 March 2007
    Type:
    Law reports

    This week's case of the week, provided by Lovells, covers restrictive covenants.

  • Severance clause for restrictive covenants

    Type:
    Policies and documents

    A model severance clause for covenants section to enable void restrictions to be removed in such a way as to minimise the effect.

  • Case of the week: Non-dealing and non-solicitation restrictions

    Date:
    30 January 2007
    Type:
    Law reports

    This week's case of the week, provided by Shoosmiths, covers non-dealing and non-solicitation restrictions.

  • Helmet Integrated Systems Ltd v Tunnard and others

    Date:
    12 January 2007
    Type:
    Law reports

    In Helmet Integrated Systems Ltd v Tunnard and others [2007] IRLR 126 CA, the Court of Appeal has held that it was not a breach of contract or any fiduciary duties when an employee failed to inform his employer that he was taking preparatory steps to develop a product that was intended, following his resignation, to be marketed in competition with the employer.

  • Case round-up

    Date:
    1 July 2006
    Type:
    Law reports

    Joe Glavina of Addleshaw Goddard outlines the latest legal rulings and explains what you need to do to avoid tribunals.

  • Outside business interests contract clause

    Type:
    Policies and documents

    A model contract clause on outside business interests for use in an employment contract to restrict an employee's taking on of other jobs or outside interests.

  • Unfair dismissal: Refusal to sign unreasonable restrictive covenant not fair reason for dismissal

    Date:
    12 August 2005
    Type:
    Law reports

    In Forshaw and others v Archcraft Ltd, the EAT holds that the employment tribunal erred in holding that a dismissal for refusing to sign a contract of employment that contained an unreasonable restraint of trade clause was for "some other substantial reason".

  • Declaration of interests contract clause

    Type:
    Policies and documents

    A model declaration of interests contract clause for circumstances when an employer wishes an employee to sign a register setting out what out-of-work relationships with contractors, suppliers, etc he or she has.

  • Senior staff warranty contract clause

    Type:
    Policies and documents

    A model contract clause on a senior staff warranty, for use particularly where the employee was subject to a long notice period under a previous contract of employment or is likely to have been subject to restrictive covenants under his or her old contract.

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