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Vicarious liability: Employer was vicariously liable for assault on customer

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In Mohamud v WM Morrison Supermarkets plc [2016] IRLR 362 SC, the Supreme Court held that the employer was vicariously liable for a violent assault by one of its employees, ruling that the "close connection" test was satisfied.