Guide to Business Protection and Restrictive Covenants

This note provides a short guide to the steps an employer can take to protect itself from competition from ex-employees.

What are restrictive covenants?

  • Departing employees are often well-placed to take advantage of confidential information, strategic plans, customer and client details or other information about your business invaluable to its success, after the termination of their employment. They may attempt to use this information for the benefit of their new employer, or in order to set up a rival business. This can seriously harm your business...
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