Employee competition: how to avoid it | Boekel

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How can employers prevent their employees from competing with them when their employment contracts end? A non-competition and/or non-solicitation clause often solves this problem, but restrictions also apply to former employees who are not bound by such clauses. Both situations are addressed in this article.

Whistleblowers, WikiLeaks and corporate confidence: how to protect your brand | Schillings

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With the recession biting infto Britain’s workforce, the number of disgruntled employees and ex-employees is ever-increasing, as are the means for them to vent their frustrations against their employers in public. This article examines how you can prepare yourself and what you can do to stem the leaks. It is easier than ever to disseminate …

Government announces decision to implement Jackson reforms | Macfarlanes

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On 29 March 2011, following a three-month consultation period, the government announced its intention to implement most of the ‘primary’ recommendations set out in Lord Justice Jackson’s report into the costs of civil litigation in England and Wales. Many of the proposals are aimed at solving perceived problems arising in the context of personal injury …