Employment Contracts, Service Agreements and Restrictive Covenants

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Employment Contracts, Service Agreements and Restrictive Covenants

Underpin your employment relationships with a well-written contract

Hiring employees is a major investment for any business. Underpinning recruitment with legally enforceable well-written employment contracts protects everyone’s interests.

Our dedicated employment solicitors are experts in advising on and preparing clear and effective contracts and agreements which accurately reflect the employment relationship and safeguard your business.

An employment contract is the bedrock of an employment relationship, so it is important that it accurately reflects the employment relationship between employer and employee and includes the information that an employer is legally obliged to provide.

We prepare agreements for all types of employees, from basic contracts which meet the minimum legal requirements all the way to director service agreements which contain complex bonus and commission arrangements, share options, LTIPS and restrictive covenants. 

It vital that such agreements contain certain clauses to protect the employer in the event of a dispute, particularly if the employee holds a senior position and is subject to restrictive covenants.

Our employment team is skilled in drafting proportionate and legally enforceable covenants which reasonably protect your legitimate business interests. By their nature, such covenants are very specific because the restrictions need to be tailored to the specific circumstances of the employment relationship. We will work with you so that the restrictions are reasonable and reflect the type of business you are seeking to protect.

To discuss the most appropriate contract and terms for your staff, please speak to a member of our employment legal team in St Albans, Harpenden or Luton.

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