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WBW can advise your business on how to protect your key business assets from the actions of employees both during and after their employment. It is unfortunate that businesses often adopt a relaxed approach to their key information and business assets until they are misused by an unhappy or departing key employee.
A departing employee may seek to gain an advantage for themselves or a new employer by misusing confidential information such as know-how, trade secrets, customer lists, business contacts, or by trying to poach staff. Certain employees may also seek to disrupt your business in other ways including promoting a negative impression of the business to the wider community.
It is therefore often appropriate that an employee's actions are appropriately controlled as much as possible during employment and after their employment ceases. While some terms controlling the actions of former employees can be implied into employment contracts, other terms must be expressly included to ensure maximum protection.
WBW will help identify business assets and advise how to protect them. This may be through agreements to protect confidential information, restrictive covenants that restrain what an employee can do or changing policies and procedures.
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