McKie v Swindon College  IRLR 575 HC
Reports relating to this case:
- 13 December 2011
In McKie v Swindon College  IRLR 575 HC, the High Court held that an employer was liable for a former employee's loss as a result of negligent misstatements made about him to a subsequent employer, even though those statements were not made in a reference.
- 5 May 2011
The High Court has held that a college was liable to a former employee for negligent misstatement when, six years after his departure, it sent a derogatory email to his new employer that led to his dismissal.