Archive: Apr 2016

  • Employment Rights – limits on statutory payments

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    Limits on Statutory Payments in Employment  Almost every year there is an increase to the capped payments for various employment related issues and this year is no different, although the increases, where made, are very small. For instance the cap on a week’s pay, for redundancy or a basic award at the employment tribunal, has increased […]

  • Restrictive Covenants

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    Restrictive Covenants  Another recent case Bartholomews Agri Food Ltd v Thornton [2016] EWHC 648 (QB) has highlighted the fact that boiler plate restrictive covenant clauses are no longer acceptable. It is clear from recent judgments that any attempt to strengthen a clause beyond what is reasonable to protect a legitimate business interest will be struck out […]