Government consults on non-compete and exclusivity clauses

8 December 2020

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has launched two consultations seeking views on, firstly, options to reform post-termination non-compete clauses in contracts of employment and, secondly, on extending the ban on exclusivity clauses in contracts of employment.

Employers asked to pay more under furlough scheme changes

29 May 2020

While the Government is currently paying 80% of workers' salaries up to £2500 a month for some 8.4 million workers under its furlough scheme, it has made clear that it cannot continue to provide this unprecedented level of support for an indefinite period.