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Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
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Course Aims:

This CPDcast aims to familiarise listeners with the different types of restrictive covenant which may be included in an employment contract. The extent to which an employer may restrict the actions of a former employee will be considered, along with the circumstances in which these clauses will be enforced by the courts.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Know the different types of restrictive covenants which may be included in an employment contract;
  • Understand what an employer can and can’t prevent a former employee from doing;
  • Know when the courts will refuse to enforce a restrictive covenant.
Level:
General Interest Difficulty: 2 of 5
Classification:
Introduction
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In this CPDcast Gareth Brahams, partner and head of the Employment Department at Stewarts Law, outlines the key points to note about the drafting and enforcement of restrictive covenants in employment contracts.

podcast added 22/07/2010

Podcast last reviewed: 2012-01-30

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