Review of Recent EAT Decisions Issued: 19/03/2010Posted in : Fortnightly Review of Recent Employment Developments on 19 March 2010
Today's email looks at employees working in competition with their employer.
Sherlock & Sherlock v Central Group Management Limited UD 442, 443/2009
The respondent (the employer) was involved in the business of on-line hotel reservations. After viewing the second named claimant’s sent e-mails, it became clear that the first and second named claimants had set up a similar business offering the same goods and services at a cheaper rate. The respondent concluded that it was a mirror image of their own company’s services.
The second named claimant was fired with immediate effect on the basis of
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