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Breach of contract: Suspension must be "reasonable and proper" response to misconduct allegations

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    London Borough of Lambeth v Agoreyo [2019] IRLR 560 CA (0 other reports)

London Borough of Lambeth v Agoreyo [2019] IRLR 560 CA

breach of contract | suspension | implied term of trust and confidence

In London Borough of Lambeth v Agoreyo, the Court of Appeal held that the proper test for the courts for deciding if an employee's suspension breached the implied term of trust and confidence is whether or not the employer's decision to suspend was a "reasonable and proper" response to the allegations.