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Restrictive covenants FAQ videos
I have heard that the restrictive covenants in my employment contract aren’t worth the paper they’re written on because of European competition law. Is this true?
I want to prevent all of my staff from going to work for one of my competitors. Can I do this?
I haven’t got round to doing my employment contracts yet, but my sales manager has now left with a copy of my customer list. Is there anything I can do?
I am concerned that one of my salesmen has uploaded all of our business contacts onto his LinkedIn profile. What should I do to protect the business in case he leaves?
I am the owner of a software company and I suspect that our production director is taking steps to set up a rival business. Can he do this?
Before I could speak to him, my co-director has handed in his resignation, giving me three months. What should I do?
I have now learnt, from speaking to some of my customers, that most of my sales and production teams will be joining my co-director in his new business.
Can I stop this and can I proceed against my co-director’s new business and his business partners?