No libel in email stating employee dismissed for gross misconduct
This report relates to 1 case(s)
Theedom v Nourish Trading Ltd (t/a CSP Recruitment) and another  IRLR 866 HC
confidential information | gross misconduct | defamation
The High Court has held that an employer's email to its clients advising that a named employee had been dismissed for gross misconduct was not defamatory. The employer had a defence to libel because the content of the email was substantially true.