How to prevent your key employees walking out the door - and taking your business with them

UCLAN, Foster Buildings
Thursday, 22 October 2015
6:15 pm – 7:15 pm (UK time)

Speaker: Roger Spence, Director & Head of Employment at Harrison Drury Solicitors
Time: Seminar begins around 6:15pm, but come along for 5:30pm for your complimentary hot meal.

In these times of economic recovery it has never been more important for businesses to protect themselves from their key employees joining a competitor (or setting up on their own) - and taking valuable clients/customers with them. This session will consider what practical and effective steps businesses can take to protect themselves from employees taking key information and clients. An update on recent employment law developments and future changes will also be provided.

Learning Objectives
By the end of this lecture, delegates will be able to discuss:
-Top tips for employers to protect their business interests.
-Employees' duties during employment.
-What you can and can't do to bar competitive activity by employees
-What action can employers take - enforcement and remedies?
-General employment law update - to include forthcoming changes such as the introduction of paid (grand) parental leave

Speaker Biography
Roger qualified as a solicitor in 2001. He worked for Napthens Solicitors before joining Harrison Drury & Co in 2009 to head up provision of its Employment Law services. He advises businesses on the full range of day to day HR issues and provides Employment Tribunal representation. He also advises on the employment aspects of business sales and acquisitions. Roger is a member of the Employment Lawyers Association and regularly presents seminars and in-house training to clients.

To confirm your place, and for catering purposes before 20th October, please contact Richard on or on 01772 555 585

  • UCLAN, Foster Buildings
  • Preston
  • PR1 2HE
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