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27 Apr 2024 Simon Gorham will chair an IPBA Employment & Immigration Law panel discussion in Tokyo

Employment Partner, Simon Gorham will be chairing an expert panel discussion at the Inter-Pacific Bar Association (‘IPBA’) Annual Conference in Tokyo between 24 – 27 April.

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14 Mar 2024 Proposed UK Reforms to Non-Compete Restrictions

Employment Partner, Simon Gorham summarises the Government’s proposal on the reform to post-termination non-compete clauses in contracts of employment.

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29 Jul 2022 Family Business & Divorce: Understanding the employment considerations

When a marriage at the heart of a family-owned business breaks down, the consequences can be far reaching, especially when one or both spouses have been working for the firm. Simon Gorham, Boodle Hatfield partner in the employment team discusses how the long term impact on individuals and business can be minimised.

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15 Feb 2022 Senior executives: towards a new world of work?

In Personnel Today, Employment Partner, Simon Gorham reflects on how Senior executives looking to move jobs need to think long and hard about contractual provisions as a new era dawns.

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17 May 2021 Post-termination restrictive covenants – 6 things you need to know

In the context of employment contracts, a ‘post-termination restrictive covenant’ is a clause in the contract which seeks to prevent a departing employee from engaging in certain activities after their employment has ended.

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04 Feb 2021 The rise of aggressive tactics against employees

Some employers in sectors badly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic are increasingly using aggressive tactics to save money.

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13 Jan 2021 ‘Aggressive’ tactics used to ditch senior execs who are working at home

In Personnel Today, Employment Partner, Simon Gorham highlights how some employers, in sectors that have been badly affected by the pandemic, have resorted to aggressive tactics with the aim of cutting senior executives without proper compensation.

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22 Oct 2020 The impact of Covid-19 on senior executives’ contracts

It may not be the most pressing concern for many employees as the coronavirus pandemic continues to wreak havoc.

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30 Sep 2020 Executives push for better exit deals post COVID

Senior executives changing roles during coronavirus are having to robustly negotiate service contract terms.

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10 Jul 2020 Are you flexi furlough ready? 10 issues for employers to consider

It is estimated that the furlough scheme is currently subsidising the wages of approximately 9 million employees.

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