In Bellman v Northampton Recruitment Ltd, the Court of Appeal held that an employer was vicariously liable for a managing director's assault of an employee during a drinking session after the work Christmas party.
Updated to include information on Dryden and others v Johnson Matthey plc, in which the Supreme Court considered if a health and safety breach resulting in asymptomatic injuries was actionable in a negligence claim.
In Mohamud v WM Morrison Supermarkets plc  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.
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