In Thompson v Informatica Software Ltd, the Employment Appeal Tribunal held that the employee's dismissal for authorising the cost of a golf trip for a customer, in breach of the employer's anti-corruption policy, was fair.
The dismissal of an immigration officer for taking a bribe was held to be fair by the employment tribunal. The employer was entitled to conclude that the honesty and integrity of the employee, who performed an important public function, was in doubt because she did not immediately report the bribe.
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