In this episode, Chris Fisher looks at the recent Court of Appeal decision in Planon v Gilligan, where the employer was refused an injunction to enforce a non-compete clause because of the loss of income that the employee would have suffered and the two month delay before the employer issued its proceedings.

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The conversation around menopause in the workplace has been amplified recently, with weekly press reports stating that an increasing number of companies are taking steps to support employees who are going through the menopause.

Recent examples include a major high street retailer announcing last month that they would be paying for employees’ hormone replacement therapy

In the latest episode of our Employment Podcast, Chris Fisher and Miriam Bruce look at three recent cases:

  • whether a 12 month non-compete covenant could be enforced against a solicitor (either through the covenant in their employment contract or the slightly wider covenant in their shareholder agreement);
  • whether a resignation becomes a dismissal if the

Following on from our post last week on new employment rates and limits (click: here), the Presidents of the Employment Tribunals in England & Wales and Scotland have issued guidance updating the so-called Vento bands.  The Vento bands provide guidance on the amount of compensation to be awarded by Tribunals for injured feelings in

With a year now passed since Brexit, you may be surprised to see a post on this topic. However, it would seem that Brexit is still causing havoc when it comes to European Works Councils (EWCs) which had their headquarters in the UK pre-Brexit.

As the scope of EWCs is limited to the European Economic

We have commented before that, in the past year, there have been a large number of changes to the Right to Work (“RTW”) check process.  Much of this has been driven by the enforced move to remote and hybrid working caused by the pandemic.

As a reminder, RTW checks must be undertaken by employers on: