References: Previously undisclosed complaints in reference gave rise to constructive dismissal
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TSB Bank plc v Harris  IRLR 157 EAT (0 other reports)
Providing an employee's prospective employer with a reference that revealed several complaints made about the employee, of which she had been unaware, constituted a breach by her employer of the implied term of trust and confidence in her contract of employment, holds the EAT in TSB Bank plc v Harris  IRLR 157. The employer had wrongly used the minimum requirements for regulatory purposes as a model for a balanced and fair reference on behalf of an existing employee.