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author: Merrill April

As a senior executive contemplating a move, how to protect your equity should be at the forefront of your mind in terms of optimising your strategy before you officially resign.

Senior Executives who are also directors need to be aware of additional obligations that apply to them on termination. The majority of Senior Executives who are considering leaving their current role are aware of the restrictive covenants in their contracts of employment, which can seek to prevent them from competing, and/or soliciting or dealing with clients and/or poaching or engaging with fellow employees of their employer.

We are delighted to bring you this recording of an expert discussion between members of leading international employment law alliance Innangard, exploring and offering insight into key issues concerning workers and employers in the current climate in the UK, Spain and Sweden.

In this alert, Partner Merrill April and Associate Naomi Latham outline how to analyse whether you have experienced harassment or sexual harassment as a Senior Executive by reference to the legal requirements. There are three definitions of harassment contained in section 26 of the Equality Act 2010: 1. General definition, s26(1): A person (A) harasses another (B) if […]

In December 2020, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (“EAT”) handed down its judgment in Steer v Stormsure Ltd UKEAT/0216/20/AT (V) which held that the failure of Parliament to grant a right to claim interim relief in claims of discrimination/victimisation dismissals was incompatible with Articles 6 and 14 of the European Convention of Human Rights (“ECHR”).

Whilst the timing of a resignation will usually be contingent on multiple factors, it is vital that Senior Executives do not act in haste when tendering their resignation.

Opportunities are opening up for senior executives as the UK labour market continues to recover, aided by the relaxation of most Coronavirus restrictions. As a result, many senior executives will either be contemplating a strategic move or facing a possible exit from their current role as a result of restructuring, as companies re-position to take advantage of changes in their sector. In this alert, Partner Merrill April and Associate Louise O’Connor discuss 5 top tips for senior executives to consider when making a strategic move.

We are delighted to bring you this recording of an expert discussion between members of leading international employment law alliance Innangard, exploring and offering insight into key issues concerning workers and employers in the current climate in the UK, Spain and Sweden.

The current flexible furlough scheme has been operating in its current form since 1 November 2020 and is due to end on 30 September 2021. Multiple Treasury directions have stated that one purpose of the extended scheme has been to reduce “damage to economic activity in the UK”. 

We are pleased to share with you the video recording from our recent “Beyond Geographical Differences: US v UK Lateral Partner Vetting” Webinar, co-hosted with Decipher and Barnes & Thornburg LLP.