References: New High Court guidance on giving a negative opinion about former employees

Fudia Smartt and Daniel Stander give advice on how to write a reference in light of a recent High Court ruling on employers’ duty to be fair and not to mislead

Cases Referenced

  • Bartholomew v London Borough of Hackney & anor [1998] EWCA Civ 1604
  • Hincks v Sense Network Ltd [2018] EWHC 533 (QB)
  • Spring v Guardian Assurance plc [1994] UKHL 7