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Are your post-termination restrictions fit for purpose?

If your business relies heavily on the strength of your employees’ relationships with clients or on a particular employees’ knowledge/skills, it’s important to consider what could happen if your employees leave the business.For example, you may have invested time and money in employing a top sales person and have encouraged them to get close to your clients - but what happens when that person leaves your employment? How can you prevent them taking your clients and lucrative contracts with them when they leave?Of course, there are practical measures you can take such as ensuring that there is always more than one...
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Investing Women Conference – Ambition and Growth – 7/8 March 2016

Last year MBM Commercial welcomed Jackie Waring of Investing Women to be part of the panel for our event in honour on Women’s Entrepreneurship Day on 19th November, which we hosted in partnership with specialist recruiters Eden Scott. Jackie was joined on the panel by Vicky Brock (CEO of Clear Returns) , Margaret Gibson (CEO of Women’s Enterprise Scotland), Michelle Lownie (founding Director of Eden Scott) and Co-founder of TC Biopharm Mike Leek, all chaired by CEO of Entrepreneurial Scotland, Sandy Kennedy. The discussion was lively and covered a wide range of topics – from the issues of working in and...
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Employing overseas nationals - FAQs

Employing overseas nationals - FAQsPosted on Dec 02, 2015 by  | 0 CommentsImmigration specialist, Grace McGill from McGill & Co has kindly prepared a guest blog article for us this week on the Frequently Asked Questions on employing overseas nationals in your business. Sponsorship can seem like a daunting prospect for some employers with complex rules and expensive penalties if you get it wrong, however, Grace’s post below gives a helpful overview of the process and potential benefits for businesses of offering sponsorship and engaging overseas nationals.How do I employ an overseas national in my company?This is a simple question that...
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Do you employ mobile workers? If so the new ECJ judgement re travel time is likely to impact you.


Do you employ mobile workers? If so the new ECJ judgement re travel time is likely to impact you.Posted on Sep 11, 2015 by Hannah Roche  | 0 CommentsEmployers who employ workers who have to travel to appointments throughout the day will now need to take account of a new ruling of the European Court of Justice, made on 10th September 2015. The case, Federacion de Servicios Privados del sindicato Comisiones Obreras v Tyco Integrated Security SL and another (c-266/14), involves a Spanish-based company whose technician workers travel in company vehicles to appointments across Spain.The company does not treat the workers’ first...
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