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Disclosing misconduct

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Are employees, senior or otherwise, under a duty to disclose the misconduct of colleagues or themselves to their employer? Tony Thompson and Rebecca Peedell look at recent cases.

Does an employee have a responsibility to reveal their own misconduct to their employer?

The recent Court of Appeal decision in Item Software (UK) Limited v Fassihi and others [2004] EWCA Civ 1244 has shed some light on this difficult issue.