In the recent case of Law by Design v Ali the High Court upheld a 1-year non-compete restriction preventing a solicitor from going to work for a competitor
It’s the start of another year and thoughts naturally turn to the new challenges and adventures that lie ahead – including in the world of work. You may be thinking about looking for a new role, or perhaps a job offer is already on the horizon.
As mentioned at our recent webinar, the government has launched a consultation about regulating the use of non-compete restrictions in employment contracts.
A recent High Court decision reminds employers of the importance of tailoring restrictive covenants to the employee. What does the law say?
Does the current law on non-compete clauses stifle the creation of start-ups? And should the law be changed?