In this podcast Kate Brearley, partner Kiersten Lucas and associate Natalie Edwards, look at what employers can and should do if they suspect an employee or former employee is, or is planning to engage in, competitive activity.
This month's podcast is the third in a mini-series on employee competition which coincides with the new edition of 'Employment Covenants and Confidential Information: Law, Practice and Technique' (Bloomsbury), co-written and co-edited by Stephenson Harwood employment partner Kate Brearley and Selwyn Bloch QC of Littleton Chambers. In this podcast Kate Brearley, employment partner Kiersten Lucas, who leads our Middle East employment team, and senior associate Richard Freedman, discuss some...
In this episode, Barbara Allen, head of employee incentives here at Stephenson Harwood and guest, Tania Bearryman, head of performance and reward management at Intertrust, the global trust, fund and corporate service provider are interviewed by our employment associate Richard Freedman. We find out the answers to the important questions facing employers around funding end-of-service gratuity under the UAE Labour Law.
This month's podcast is the second in a mini-series on employee competition which coincides with the new edition of 'Employment Covenants and Confidential Information: Law, Practice and Technique' (Bloomsbury), co-written and co-edited by Stephenson Harwood employment partner Kate Brearley and Selwyn Bloch QC of Littleton Chambers. In this podcast we will discuss the drafting of restrictive covenants and key points employers should consider at the start of an employment relationship.
Sexual harassment has had significant press coverage in recent times. It is important for employers to understand what constitutes sexual harassment and the legal and practical issues they may face. In this month's podcast, we will be discussing sexual harassment.
In this podcast we look at some key terms to include in employment contracts at the outset of employment to protect the business from competition during employment and from preparatory steps to compete after employment has ended.
In this month's case round up, we look at three recent court decisions and their practical implications for employers, focussing on: whistleblowing and unfair dismissal; disciplinary procedures; and restrictive covenants.
In this podcast we look at the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the new law coming into force across Europe on 25 May 2018. We will look at the significance of GDPR and focus on how it will impact employers.
In this podcast we discuss tricky issues for employers when managing a disciplinary process, including: the role of a companion; covert recording by employees; suspension of employees; cross examining witnesses by individuals; and confidentiality and anonymity of those participating in the investigation.
We look at the practical implications for employers of three recent Court of Appeal decisions, focussing on: what employers need to do to ensure that notice of termination is delivered effectively; key issues when dismissing employees following long term sickness absence; and when resistance to organisational change can constitute gross misconduct.
We discuss subject access requests and give practical tips for employers on how to deal with such requests from current and former employees. We also take a look at the key points on subject access requests that came out of the recent Court of Appeal decision in Dawson-Damer v Taylor Wessing.