Baker v Kaye [1997] IRLR 219 HC

Reports relating to this case:

  • Recruitment: Company doctor owed duty of care to prospective employee

    Date:
    15 May 1997

    A doctor retained by a company to carry out pre-employment medical assessments of its prospective employees owed a duty to one of them to take reasonable care in carrying out his assessment, and in arriving at a judgment as to whether or not to recommend the prospective employee for employment, holds the High Court in Baker v Kaye.