Driven to distraction When autonomous vehicles, also known as automated vehicles, self-driving or driver-less cars, have made the head-lines recently, it has normally been in the context of road traffic accidents. Nevertheless, they are considered to be the technology of the future and safer than ‘normal’ cars because they eliminate human error. Looking at the…
Every employee is entitled to receive a statement of terms of employment. This may be a simple statement issued by the employer, a short contract signed by both parties, or a more detailed document addressing particular commercial issues.
Directors and senior executives usually require more detailed agreements than junior staff. There may be special entry terms and ongoing benefits, and there will certainly be a need to consider the effects of termination of the relationship.
What notice period is appropriate?
Should there be a right to put the employee on garden leave?
What damage could the employee do to the business – so what restrictive covenants should be imposed?
Our employment team can advise you on these and the other issues that arise when engaging senior executives, and on the appropriate form of contract.
Whatever your business needs, Our employment team can advise you on the appropriate form of contract documents, and on good policies and procedures to regulate your relationships with your employees satisfactorily.