• Welcome to the LegalBeagles Consumer and Legal Forum. Please register to get the most out of the forum. Registration is free and only needs a username and email address.
  • If you need a solicitors help with your employment issue you can find and rate firms on our sister site, JustBeagle.com

    You can obtain Free Expert & Confidential ACAS Code Based Employment Law Advice directly from ACAS by calling 0300 123 1100. It is available Monday to Friday 8am-6pm. Or visit their website at ACAS.ORG.UK
  • LegalBeagles® is a free forum, founded in May 2007, providing legal guidance and support to consumers and SME's across a range of legal areas.

    Please do not post your full name, reference numbers or any identifiable details on the forum.

Contacting a client after handing in notice period

Collapse
X
  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

  • Contacting a client after handing in notice period

    Hi guys,

    I've recently handed-in my notice with my current employer and am looking to return to contracting - although I didn't officially claim constructive dismissal, the situation was brought about from such reasons and so I'm now unexpectedly finding myself looking for work.

    I don't have any non-compete or clause in my contract about how I interact with clients or representing the interests of the company etc but I know there's some implied level of conduct expected.

    I just wished to know where I would stand on contacting companies who are also clients of my current employer to make them aware that I will be available for work once my notice period expires.

    Any advice much appreciated.

    Thanks
    Tags: None

  • #2
    Don't even think about contacting them while you are still employed.

    Comment


    • #3
      Not sure what present rules are but back in the day when I ever changed employers I would write on company headed paper to my client contacts telling them I was leaving on such and such a date and their new contact point would be Mr Anybody.
      It was a case of being polite and ensuring a smooth handover for my client and employer (it also gave the chance for any interested clients to contact me if they wanted to move their business).
      That way I was able to argue that I was not poaching!

      Comment

      View our Terms and Conditions

      LegalBeagles Group uses cookies to enhance your browsing experience and to create a secure and effective website. By using this website, you are consenting to such use.To find out more and learn how to manage cookies please read our Cookie and Privacy Policy.

      If you would like to opt in, or out, of receiving news and marketing from LegalBeagles Group Ltd you can amend your settings at any time here.


      If you would like to cancel your registration please Contact Us. We will delete your user details on request, however, any previously posted user content will remain on the site with your username removed and 'Guest' inserted.

      Announcement

      Collapse

      Employment Law

      Are you having problems with your employer ? Unfair Dismissal, Redundancy, Problems with Pay, Contract Issues, TUPE etc.
      See more
      See less

      Court Claim ?

      Guides and Letters



      Search and Compare fixed fee legal services and find a solicitor near you.

      Find a Law Firm


      Loading...
      Working...
      X