Data Protection: Reloaded The data protection regime which is currently meant to provide our electronic life with basic privacy and protection is set out in the Data Protection Act 1998 and in related legislation. The 1998 Act in turn implemented the European Data Protection Directive of 1995 into UK law. That was a very different…
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.