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Monthly Archives: July 2014

Courts take an employer friendly approach to restrictive covenants.

In Prophet plc v Huggett [2014] EWHC 615 (Ch) the High Court held that the words ‘or similar thereto’ should be inserted into a non-compete covenant. As a result a 12 month non-compete covenant was held enforceable. This is a … Continue reading

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Affirmation of a repudiatory breach of the employment contract

How should tribunals approach the question of whether an employer’s repudiatory breach of an employment contract has been affirmed by the employee in a claim for constructive dismissal? The question was considered by the EAT in Chindove v Morrisons Supermarkets … Continue reading

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Recovery of Fees

In Horizon Security Services Ltd v Ndeze and another UKEAT/0071/14, one of the few cases on the recovery of fees since their introduction in July 2013, the EAT has made a costs order against a respondent for the appellant’s EAT … Continue reading

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