On 26 February 2021, the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy will close its consultation on “measures to reform post-termination non-compete clauses” in employment contracts.

Whilst covenants and the doctrine of the restraint of trade are hotly contested battle grounds in the UK Courts, the UK does not currently have any statutory

Furlough extended

As we wrote in our post on 22 October 2020, the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (“CJRS”), known as the furlough scheme, was due to end on 31 October 2020.  Its replacement – the Job Retention Scheme (“JSS”) – was due to come into effect on 1 November 2020.  However, on the day it