Blogs, News and Articles

Whether you are interested in the articles that we have prepared for our clients and contacts and/or had published in national, professional or specialist trade media, our news releases about developments at the firm or at our clients or a less formal perspective on events from our blogs, the information is here. You might also take a look at our publications section. For further information, please contact Cheryl Sturdy or John North.

The importance of enforcing restrictive covenants when employees leave to work for a competitor

Enforcing restrictive covenants is one way for employers who wish to protect their business from unfair competition from departing employees. They are used by employers to safeguard particular confidential information (including client connection) and technologies against competitors and they are usually written into an employee’s contract of employment. Continue reading

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Employers ‘want zero hours exclusivity clauses banned’

According to a recent survey, many businesses want the government to produce more guidance on zero hours contracts, with more than half of employers, 54%, wanting zero hours exclusivity clauses banned. Continue reading

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Losing employers set to face tribunal penalties

Employers who lose a case at an employment tribunal could find themselves facing extra financial penalties, on top of any compensation they have to pay to a former employee. Continue reading

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Trustees in Bankruptcy can apply for an Income Payments Order even when an Income Payments Agreement existed previously

Royds advised the Trustees in Bankruptcy in respect of a successful appeal of the decision of a District Judge in the Slough County Court. Continue reading

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Intellectual Property Bill Given Royal Assent

Last week, the Intellectual Property Bill which parliament had been considering over the last twelve months, received Royal Assent, and became the Continue reading

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More Couples Considering Pre-Nups

Earlier this year, the Law Commission published proposals which suggested that pre-nuptial agreements should be legally enforceable within the UK. Continue reading

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Royds Celebrate Anniversary of Danish-UK Chambers of Commerce

Yesterday (May 15th), our partner Claus Anderson attended the Danish-UK Chambers of Commerce’s annual dinner Continue reading

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Royds LLP sponsor silver anniversary celebration of Danish-UK Chamber of Commerce

City of London lawyers Royds LLP are delighted to announce their sponsorship of the 25th Anniversary, AGM and Annual Dinner 2014 Continue reading

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European Tech Capital is London

A recent report has revealed that London is now considered the technology capital of Europe, after attracting a record number of overseas Continue reading

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Tech Sector in London Mushrooming

London’s technology and digital sector is said to be mushrooming following a doubling Continue reading

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