Restrictive Covenants – How Do I Handle It?

Posted in : How Do I Handle It ROI on 19 July 2022
Claire Macken
Issues covered: Contracts; Restrictive Covenants

One of our managers has recently handed in his notice and we have subsequently been made aware that he has accepted a job in a competing business. We have also heard a rumour that he has approached another member of his team in an effort to persuade her to also join the other business. Is there anything we can do to prevent the manager from taking up a role in the other business and to stop him poaching other members of staff?

Employees play a key part in the success of all businesses and in some cases the loss of a key employee to a competitor may result in significant damage to a business. It can be frustrating when departing employees join a competitive business, bringing with them their

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