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Returning to the Workplace: How to smooth the transition

2020 necessitated the move to remote working for many businesses, and employees had to quickly adapt to a new style of working. While some enjoyed the increased flexibility of home-working, others struggled to juggle the demands of home schooling and negative effects on their mental health.

Following the Government roadmap to emerge from Lockdown 3.0, many businesses are starting to contemplate how to bring staff into the workplace, with the many challenges this poses.

Join Sarah Lee, Partner in BPE’s Employment Team, as she addresses some key areas you need to consider to facilitate a safe and happy transition back to the workplace.

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18 May 2021 - 09:30 - 10:30

Restrictive Covenants: what are they and how can they be enforced?

Every business wants to protect its interests, the intangible and invaluable assets that it owns, the important strategic plans and commercial information; as well as access to their key clients, suppliers and workforce. In order to do this, some employment contracts contain restrictive covenants, with the objective of trying to limit the activities an employee, director or shareholder (or all three) can undertake whilst they’re employed/engaged and once they leave the business.

This is a very useful tool for employers, but it is one that an employer needs to impose reasonably in order to protect their legitimate business interests. Head of Employment at BPE Solicitors, Nick Rowe will discuss how restrictive covenants and other related provisions, such as notice and confidentiality provisions can best be deployed and how they can be enforced and defended.

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24 June 2021 - 09:30 - 10:30