Louboutin’s “red sole trade mark” at risk of being invalid French shoe maker Louboutin’s well-known red sole, which has been registered as an EU trade mark not without difficulty, is now at risk of being found invalid as the Advocate General at the European Court of Justice gave an additional opinion on 6th February 2018…
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.