Is time up for non-disclosure agreements?

The debate around the use of non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) continues to rage on following the recent court injunction involving Sir Philip Green, and the use of NDAs as tools for the confidential settlement of disputes. But are NDAs completely unsuitable for use in the workplace, and would a ban on the agreements cause difficulty for businesses up against spurious employment tribunal claims, which they seek to settle confidentially?

Following the launch of an inquiry by the Women and Equalities Committee, partner and head of BLM's London employment group, Andrew McDonald examines whether controversial NDAs still have a role in the modern workplace. Click here to read the full article published in People Management.

Disclaimer: This document does not present a complete or comprehensive statement of the law, nor does it constitute legal advice. It is intended only to highlight issues that may be of interest to clients of BLM. Specialist legal advice should always be sought in any particular case.

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