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My supplier claims we made a deal over the phone but I disagree. Who’s right? Fraser McKeating writes for The Times
Press09 August 2021
One of my suppliers says we reached a deal but I don’t think we did. It was all done over the phone so I don’t have paper records. What can I do?
Press20 May 2021
Carla Feakins explains how to police employee side-hustles on the Times Enterprise Network.
Reforming non-compete clauses: radical change ahead? David Samuels, Mike Anderson and Toni Lorenzo comment for PLC Magazine
Press29 January 2021
As part of the government’s intention to support businesses in recovering from the economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) is consulting on reforming the law on post-termination non-compete clauses in employment contracts. David Samuels, Mike Anderson, and Toni Lorenzo share their insights in this article for PLC Magazine.
Press18 September 2020
Covid-19 has driven rapid changes in the jobs market, with some roles now in extremely high demand while others are almost disappearing. Recently published data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) highlights that between January and June 2020 more workers changed occupation than during the same period last year, with over half simultaneously moving into a different major industry.
Press08 September 2020
While the recruitment industry is subject to general legal regulation, additional legislation applies in some sectors such as agriculture, food processing and the care sector. This may require recruiters to be licensed and subject to a rigorous compliance regime.
Employees could be caught by aggressive recruitment tactics: Roberta Pasemko and David Samuels comment for Executive Grapevine
Press20 July 2020
While some businesses have announced mass redundancies and furloughed high numbers of staff, other employers have started to use this uncertain period as a time to pounce on top talent.
Michael Anderson comments for The Financial Times, The Law Society Gazette & Staffing Industry Analysts: ‘Victory for employers’ as Supreme Court rules in landmark competition case
Press03 July 2019
Michael Anderson has commented in an articles for The Financial Times, The Law Society Gazette and Staffing Industry Analysts. In all three articles he discusses the Supreme Court's decision to uphold a non-compete restriction today in the first employment competition case to have reached the court and its predecessor in over a century.
Toni Lorenzo, Michael Anderson and David Samuels write for People Management: Mitigating the impact of an unlawful team move
Press30 May 2019
Can you prevent former employees from competing even in the absence of enforceable restrictive covenants? Toni Lorenzo, Michael Anderson and David Samuels report for People Management in light of a recent Court of Appeal ruling.