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Is an employer obliged to supply a reference?
What are the duties of an employer if it supplies a reference?
Should references always be marked confidential?
The Court of Appeal has said that before divulging any
unfavourable information in a reference, the employer must make sure that it
genuinely believes the information to be true, has reasonable grounds for that
belief and has investigated the matter.
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