Business Protection

The Employment & People Services team at Gateley Plc offers a range of services designed to build and protect the value of your business throughout the entire employment experience.

Reputations are hard won but easily lost. Protecting your business requires a multi-faceted approach throughout the entire employment experience.

Whether the issue is non-compliance with legislation or the threat posed by a departing employee attempting to steal your intellectual property and trade secrets, we have market leading experts who can help you. We will work with you to ensure that your policies and procedures are fit for purpose, that your workforce is equipped and trained on those procedures, and that your contracts of employment are effective in protecting your business interests.

If things go wrong, we have the expertise to put things right. For example our team is regularly instructed on restrictive covenant and breach of confidentiality actions and we have an outstanding track record in pursuing these actions through the High Court, achieving consistently excellent results.

Our business protection services include advice and support in the following areas:

  • Culture and values
  • Recruitment strategy
  • Restrictive covenants and team moves
  • Confidentiality policies and procedures
  • Protection of intellectual property and know-how
  • Equality and diversity
  • Risk and compliance
  • Compliance audits – e.g. equal pay, national minimum wage
  • Modern slavery