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The recent Court of Appeal decision of Sunrise Brokers LLP v Rodgers is a helpful decision for employers seeking to hold errant employees to their notice periods without having to pay them in circumstances where they are unwilling to work. Rodgers was employed by Sunrise as a UK-based broker on an initial three year fixed-term, … Continue reading Injunction would not have effect of compelling employee to work

In Prophet plc v Huggett the Court of Appeal decided that the High Court should not have read words into and then enforced a post-termination restrictive covenant which, as originally drafted, offered the former employer no protection. The High Court granted an injunction enforcing a non-compete post-termination restrictive covenant which stopped Huggett from joining a … Continue reading High Court should not have read words into badly drafted restrictive covenant

In Capgemini India Private Ltd v Krishnan, former employees of Capgemini, following termination of their employment, gave a contractual undertaking to observe post-termination restrictive covenants set out in their contracts of employment. When Capgemini sought to enforce these restrictive covenants by means of an injunction, the employees argued that the underlying restrictive covenant was actually … Continue reading Injunction to enforce restrictive covenant: relevance of employee undertaking to observe restriction