Unfair dismissal: Terminations for behaviour outside work

Two EAT decisions have examined whether it can be fair to dismiss an employee for alleged conduct in their private life that could bring their employer into disrepute. Suresh Patel reports

Cases Referenced

  • Lafferty v Nuffield Health [2020] UKEATS/0006/19/SS Leach v The Office of Communications [2012] EWCA Civ 959 Q v Secretary of State for Justice [2020] UKEAT/0120/19/JOJ