Spring v Guardian Assurance plc and others [1994] IRLR 460 HL

Reports relating to this case:

  • Negligence: Duty of care owed to subject of reference

    Date:
    1 September 1994

    An employer giving a reference is under a duty to the subject of the reference to take reasonable care in compiling it, or in obtaining the information on which it is based, holds the House of Lords in Spring v Guardian Assurance plc and others.