Courts stop leavers using wrongdoing to grow new businesses

Lambdin, Paul
January 2009
People Management;1/1/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p40
The article reports that court judges in Great Britain are extending the circumstances in which they will grant injunctions to protect employers from unfair competition from former employees. Perhaps the most significant development in this area is the growing use of springboard injunctions. Faced with competitors poaching their staff, employers have long been able to go to court to seek a search and seizure order to establish what information the employees have taken with them.


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