Legal guidance

All items: Contracts of employment

  • Risk assessing relationships: Time to review employment contracts

    Date:
    11 May 2018

    With major changes to employment status likely on the horizon and a growing proportion of the workforce operating within the gig economy, employers must ensure that they risk assess their relationships sooner rather than later. Michael Hibbs explains.

  • Presidents Club scandal: Is there any value in non-disclosure agreements?

    Date:
    9 February 2018

    Reports of sexual harassment at the recent Presidents Club charity dinner form part of a worrying trend of unwanted behaviour directed against women, writes David Israel. But the circumstances around the event - and efforts to keep it secret - have also put the efficacy of non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) in the spotlight.

  • Springboard injunctions: Case law shows mixed success

    Date:
    22 September 2017

    Employers often use interim or "springboard" injunctions to protect confidential information after employees decide to leave. But they are not always straightforward, as two recent cases illustrate. Michael Bronstein, a partner at Dentons, and Olivia Iasonos, a trainee at Dentons, explain.

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