Workplace Law | 23 January 2019

The Prisoner of (Egon) Zehnder
Non-compete clauses – are they still useful? Do they still work?

There’s no doubting that Anne M Mulcahy, former chair and chief executive of Xerox got it right: ‘Employees are a company’s greatest asset – they’re your competitive advantage. You want to attract and retain the best; provide them with encouragement, stimulus, and make them feel that they are an integral part of the company’s mission.’ [Continue Reading]

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Legal Services | 02 October 2018

UK Immigration – Rumsfeld déjà vu
Known knowns, known unknowns, unknown unknowns and…

There are few UK organisations where EU citizens living in this country are not clients or customers or, more importantly, employees. Throughout the private and public sectors – from chief executives through to middle management and minimum wage workers, EU citizens have been a cornerstone. Without them – the economic recovery, our attraction to foreign businesses and, of course, investors and entrepreneurs would all have been weakened. [Continue Reading]

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Legal Services | 10 July 2018

Nie mój cyrk

The Polish have a somewhat colourful way of saying that something is not their problem – ‘not my circus, not my monkey’. Leaving private practice may well feel like you have escaped a zoo, but after a few days of taking over as in-house counsel it becomes increasingly clear that it is in fact your circus now and yes, you may well be that monkey!
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