Employment contracts

It is a legal requirement that employers provide employees with a written statement of their terms of employment. This should set out the minimum terms governing the employment relationship and is the bare minimum that an employer must provide.

However, in almost all cases it is advisable for employers to provide a written contract of employment to an employee. This is often far more advantageous to the employer. A written contract can include details of the ownership of intellectual property rights, confidentiality clauses and post termination restrictions. Provisions can also be included to enable the employer to vary some of the terms of employment.

It is advisable to ensure that you have well drafted policies and procedures including:

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 Michael McNally specialises particularly in acting for countryside and country sports clients, such as estates, hunts, equestrian bodies, farms and grouse moors. Clients appreciate his "clear, coherent and accurate advice."

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