Employment law cases

All items: Garden leave

  • Case of the week: Garden leave

    22 July 2008

    This week's case of the week, provided by DLA Piper, covers garden leave.

  • Contracts of employment: No implied right to send senior dealer on garden leave

    1 July 1998

    In the absence of an express contractual term entitling a bookmaker to send the senior dealer in its spread-betting business on garden leave, it was under an obligation to allow him to perform the duties of the post to which it had appointed him in accordance with his contract both during his notice period and before he gave in his notice, holds the Court of Appeal in William Hill Organisation Ltd v Tucker.

  • Contracts of employment: Restrictive covenants enforced after garden leave

    15 July 1996

    There is no legal basis on which a court can, in enforcing a restrictive covenant by injunction, allow some kind of set-off against the period during which the employee has been on garden leave, holds the Court of Appeal in Armstrong and others v Credit Suisse Asset Management Ltd.

  • Contracts of employment: Lavish customer connection justifies "garden leave"

    1 January 1995

    A lavish and expensive customer connection which has been developed by an employee at his employer's expense is part of the latter's goodwill, and is something which it is entitled to protect, holds the High Court in Euro Brokers Ltd v Rabey.

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