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Implied trust and confidence term: CEO's abusive and intemperate outbursts breached "trust and confidence" term

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In Horkulak v Cantor Fitzgerald International 31 7 03 the High Court holds that the employer was in repudiatory breach of the implied contractual "trust and confidence" term when its CEO subjected a senior manager to outbursts of foul, abusive and intemperate language and threats of dismissal which undermined his authority and caused him emotional trauma.