Employer concerned about reputation fairly dismissed employee on basis of unproven allegations regarding children
This report relates to 1 case(s)
Leach v Office of Communications (OFCOM)  IRLR 839 CA (1 other report)
unfair dismissal | trust and confidence | reputational damage | third-party disclosures on employees
The Court of Appeal has upheld a decision that the Office of Communications (OFCOM) was entitled, in dismissing an employee, to rely on an official disclosure that he presented a risk to children and consider the potential reputational damage if the allegations against him were true.