Tullett Prebon Plc and others v BGC Brokers LP and others  IRLR 420 CA
Reports relating to this case:
- 6 September 2011
In Tullett Prebon Plc and others v BGC Brokers LP and others  IRLR 420 CA, the Court of Appeal held that employees who had signed "forward contracts" to join a future employer that had engaged in an unlawful conspiracy to lure them away from their existing employer were entitled to terminate the forward contracts on the basis of the conspiratorial conduct. Further, in seeking to persuade them and other employees to stay, the existing employer had not committed a breach of trust and confidence entitling those who left to terminate their contracts lawfully.
- 28 February 2011
The Court of Appeal has held that an employer in the financial sector that poached staff from a rival could not enforce dishonestly obtained forward contracts with employees who later decided not to move.