Protection Of Business Interests – Preventing Unfair Competition By Employees



GTE Law & 7BR invite you to the Employment Law Briefing.

Date:

11th December 2014

Time:

14:30 – 16:30

Location:

7 Bedford Row, London WC1R 4BS

Presenters:

Jeffrey Jupp – Barrister 7BR
Tim Walker – Barrister 7BR
Gordon Turner – Solicitor GTE Law

As the recession recedes, employers may well be thinking about opportunities rather than downsizing. Employees may be considering joining competitors. It is important for employers to take steps to protect their organisations against unfair competition by employees and the growing threat of misuse of confidential data and social media. It is also important for employers understand the legal framework and practical steps they can take to enforce their rights. This presentation is aimed at employers whose contacts are priceless such as recruiters, brokers, accountants etc. and also the solicitors who look after them.

Topics Covered:

  • Checking your systems and contracts:
    • Are your contracts and procedures up to date and enforceable?
    • How do you negotiate changes to contracts and avoid constructive dismissals?
  • Management steps:
    • IT systems, management instructions & notifications.
  • The Legal Framework relating to:
    • Misuse of confidential information.
    • Unfair Competition by ex-employees.
    • Soliciting key workers.
    • Data protection, database rights and social media.
  • Injunctions/Proactive planning:
    • What interest are you entitled to protect
    • The mechanics ofinjunctions: what works?
    • Case preparation- cost effective and proactive planning.

Cost:

£25 plus VAT

Booking:

To book a place please e-mail Andreea Sitaru.


Category: Events | Author: Tim Walker, Jeffrey Jupp |

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