Updated to include information on Tillman v Egon Zehnder Ltd, in which the Court of Appeal considered the enforceability of a post-termination restraint clause.
Definition from the XpertHR glossary.
A contract clause for circumstances when an employer wishes to be able to place an employee on garden leave during the notice period following either the employee's resignation or a dismissal with notice.
A model letter to inform an employee who has resigned that he or she is to be placed on garden leave throughout the notice period.
Updated to take account of the General Data Protection Regulation, in force from 25 May 2018.
Practical guidance on managing garden leave during an employee's notice period; including when contractual garden leave clauses are enforceable.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to garden leave.