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Employer concerned about reputation fairly dismissed employee on basis of unproven allegations regarding children

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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.