W v JH (1) and A County Council (2) - ex-line manager may be liable for slander in disclosing old, inaccurate information to new employer - QBD 5.3.08

This case involves a preliminary application in a claim for slander. Although not an employment law matter as such it is worth noting as it highlights potential pitfalls in keeping information for a long time and passing it on. Employers would be wise to make sure that their staff have proper procedures to follow.


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