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How long would the employee have worked for this employer for?
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Many thanks for your patience. I have looked at the clause in greater detail and it would appear that this will only apply within a 25-mile radius of the “principal place of business of the Employer”. So if they have a head office or a main place of business, it will only apply for a 25-mile radius from that location.
You also have the option of challenging the validity of the contract, based on what happened at the beginning. For example you can argue that they had breached the contract by inducing you into accepting the employment under false pretence, meaning that the contract may now be void anyway due to that. This would only be a potential issue if they go on to challenge you and try to enforce this restriction though, so save it in the bag in the event of a potential dispute in the future.
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