Dunn and another v AAH Ltd [2010] IRLR 709 CA

Reports relating to this case:

  • Breach of contract: Failure to report potential fraud to parent company was fundamental breach

    28 July 2010

    In Dunn and anor v AAH Ltd [2010] EWCA Civ 183 CA, the Court of Appeal held that an employee was guilty of gross misconduct in failing to report a serious financial risk faced by his employer to its parent company. His contract expressly required such a report to be made, and it was not sufficient that he had reported all relevant matters to his line manager.

  • Dunn and another v AAH Ltd

    25 March 2010

    The Court of Appeal has held that the failure of two company directors to report evidence of serious fraud against their employer was a breach of the trust and confidence that is at the heart of the contract of employment and entitled the employer to treat their contracts as repudiated.