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Recruitment agency fee disputes: Do you abide by your own terms and conditions?

A recent case handled by Sherrards’ recruitment specialists, Barney Laurence and Hannah Jones, brought into sharp focus the importance of the client recruitment agency (“Company A”) following its own terms of business. Company A was engaged by Company B to source a candidate for a role. Company A supplied a quality candidate, whom Company B subsequently …

Recruitment agency fee disputes: Do you abide by your own terms and conditions?

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The ‘Shot across the bows’ letter

Unless you intend to – and are in a position to – follow through with formal action, think twice before sending a warning letter to an ex-employee. So-called “shot across the bows” letters are commonly sent out to warn against breaching post-termination restrictive covenants, but they invariably do little more than tip the individual off …

The ‘Shot across the bows’ letter

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