R for Restricting Competition

Posted in : Essential Guide to Employment Contracts on 17 January 2012
Kiera Lee
Mills Selig
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Employers have an inherent interest in protecting their business and any confidential information it needs to do so. This is balanced by the fact that it is necessary for most employees to have access to some level of confidential information or business know-how in order to do their job effectively. It makes sense for employers to find a way to reduce the risks of misuse of any such information or knowledge.

How to Reduce the Risks

Whilst there are a few safeguards built into the employment relationship that do not require express contractual terms such as the duty of trust and confidence, the best way of protecting a business interest is to set out specifically tailored

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Kiera Lee
Mills Selig

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