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So the only restriction you have is 3 months from the end of the previous contract?
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OK, I got them, thanks. The key here is what happened to the contract from 2014 – you say it was terminated in 2017 but how did that happen, did you give formal notice of termination?
Ok, thank you. So you had a contract from 2014, which is the one that contained all the restrictive clauses about what you can and can’t do after you stop working for them. This only prevented certain activities for 3 months after termination. You did officially terminate that contract in 2017, therefore the time for these restrictions would have started to run from then. By now they will no longer be relevant as the time they applied for would have expired.
When you re-joined them a few months later, you only had a new starter form and no formal contract or new restrictions. The old restrictions would not have transferred over to the new employment with them – they would have no linger been relevant and if they wanted to restrict you in any way, they should have introduced new ones in a new contract when you went back to them in 2017.
Whilst using reviews from previous customers of theirs may have been a bit cheeky on your part, you have removed these, so they cannot do much about that now. Anything else, which was potentially restricted under the old contract will not be actionable as the contract has expired and they never re-introduced the restrictions in a new contract.
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