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Helmet Integrated Systems Ltd v Tunnard and others

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    Helmet Integrated Systems Ltd v Tunnard and others [2007] IRLR 126 CA (0 other reports)

breach of contract | product to compete with employer

In Helmet Integrated Systems Ltd v Tunnard and others [2007] IRLR 126 CA, the Court of Appeal has held that it was not a breach of contract or any fiduciary duties when an employee failed to inform his employer that he was taking preparatory steps to develop a product that was intended, following his resignation, to be marketed in competition with the employer.

Mr Tunnard sold helmets manufactured by his employer.