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Monthly Archives: February 2012

Restraint of trade

Restraint of Trade It is often the case that employers will seek to introduce Restrictive Covenants into employment contracts in order to protect their business should an employee leave, either on their accord or via company procedures, notably termination or redundancy. It is very important that both employers and employees have a clear understanding as [...]

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Disability discrimination

Direct Discrimination This would be where an employer treats an employee less favourably because of a disability. The employee would need to highlight a relevant comparator i.e. a colleague in a similar position without a disability. If they are unable to do this they can rely on a hypothetical comparator. Indirect Discrimination Applying a provision [...]

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