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Employees' sharing of confidential information with employer's former chairman held to be gross misconduct - Wells v Cathay Investments 2 Ltd [QBD] 04.11.19 (Unreported)

Employees who had shared confidential information with a former shareholder and chairman of the company in order to reverse-engineer a budget to match a representation that he had made before the company was sold were in material breach of their employment agreements and guilty of gross misconduct.
Category: Employment » Dismissal; Restrictive covenants; Misconduct. Keyword(s): Confidentiality. Area(s) of law: Employment; Technology and Information; Corporate and Commercial Law.
Source: [2019] EWHC 2996 (QB).

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