Employment law cases

Marathon Asset Management LLP and another v Seddon and others [2017] IRLR 503 HC

Reports relating to this case:

  • Breach of contract: nominal damages for misuse of confidential information

    6 March 2017

    The High Court has held that two ex-employees breached their contracts of employment by misusing confidential information belonging to their former employer's business. However, the High Court found that the employer had not suffered any financial loss and that it was entitled to only nominal damages of £1 from each employee.