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CORPORATE REPUTATION MANAGEMENT: Protecting an employer’s good name

06 February 2015  

Is it lawful for an employer to dismiss someone because they pose a risk to its reputation or brand? Melanie Lane, Stephanie Pitman and Tamsin Blow report

The reputation of a business is one of its most important assets. It is the basis for building and, crucially, maintaining relationships with customers, suppliers, investors, employees and public authorities.


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  • Case(s) Referenced:

    A v Z [2013] UKEAT 0380/13

    Crisp v Apple Retail (UK) Ltd [2011] ET/1500258/11

    Leach v The Office of Communications (OFCOM) [2012] EWCA Civ 959

    Preece v JD Wetherspoons plc [2011] ET/2104806/10

    Scott Packing & Warehousing Co Ltd v Paterson [1978] IRLR 166

    Whitham v Club 24 Ltd t/a Ventura [2011] ET/1810462/10

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