Employment Snapshot: May 2023

Wednesday 24th May 2023

Welcome back to our employment law update. Scroll down to learn more about this month’s employment law focuses. From non-competes, settlement agreements and more…

Settlement Agreements: Can You Settle Personal Injury Claims?

A settlement agreement is often used by employers in order resolve any existing workplace disputes between themselves and an employee and to waive the employee’s right to bring any future claims against them.

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Avoiding Discrimination When Making Redundancies

Whilst it is key that redundancies are carried out fairly in order to avoid claims of unfair dismissal, it is also important that employers take into account additional considerations where disabled employees are concerned.

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Plans for Changes to Non-Compete Clauses in Employment Contracts

It has been announced by the UK government this month that they intend to introduce legislation which will limit the length of any non-compete clauses within an employee’s contract of employment to a maximum of three months.

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If you require any further information on the above developments please do not hesitate to get in contact with a member of the Employment Team.