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Unfair dismissal: A breakdown in trust and confidence amounted to a "substantial reason" justifying dismissal

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In Leach v Office of Communications (Ofcom) [2012] IRLR 839 CA, the Court of Appeal upheld a decision that the employer was entitled, in dismissing the 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.