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The effect of existing employment non competition covenants when setting up your own business in competition with a former employer

This is a preliminary note and is no substitution for the taking of detailed legal advice. However, this article does provide focus to one of the potential key issues which may arise when an employee is setting up his/her own business in competition to the business of his former employer.

How to minimize stress in the workplace when a job deadline approaches

This Article has been prepared for our website by Ryan Rivera, who has published articles on the internet about Anxiety Disorder.

Compromise Agreements – a preliminary note to employees

Compromise agreements are a relatively common way of ending an employment relationship. Under the terms of the Agreement, the employee receives a lump sum payment, and the agrees to accept the money in settlement of all claims past, present or future which the employee has or may possess as against the employer, any group company or any officer or staff member.

Company Directors/Bank and other Guarantees

I would at first mention that I have been providing advice in relation to Bank and other guarantees for many years. This is both in relation to the initial giving of the guarantees and also the defence of legal claims brought under such guarantees.

Debt collection by small businesses

SKELETON NOTES IN RELATION TO DEBT COLLECTION BY SMALL BUSINESSES Preliminary note by Lawrence Rodkin, Partner, Simons Rodkin Litigation Solicitors, Bloomsbury London W1 and Finchley London N12 These notes set out some issues concerning…

Litigation Funding

Litigation Funding Preliminary note by Lawrence Rodkin, Partner, Simons Rodkin Litigation Solicitors, Bloomsbury London W1 and Finchley London N12 These notes set out some issues concerning costs of litigation claims and the funding options…

Negotiation of Debt Reduction in relation to insolvency processes

Negotiation of Debt Reduction in relation to insolvency processes Preliminary note by Lawrence Rodkin, Partner, Simons Rodkin Litigation Solicitors, Bloomsbury London W1 and Finchley London N12 These notes set out some issues in relation to…

Whistleblowing

Whistleblowing Note by Consultant Employment Law Barrister, Kevin Harris (March 2016) The Public Interest Disclosure Act 1998 gives protection to those who report wrongdoing at work; this is commonly known as ‘whistleblowing.’ The protection…

What is insolvency finance?

This is finance raised in the context of an insolvency process. Typically this would be where a person has been adjudicated bankrupt and wishes to apply to the Court to annul (rescind) the bankruptcy, or it may be raised to secure money in the defence of a bankruptcy petition.

Post-Employment Restrictive Covenants

Post-Employment Restrictive Covenants Any express contractual terms that restrict a former employee’s activities after termination are called restrictive covenants and are subject to the restraint of trade doctrine. Restraint of trade…