Beware not just of the Christmas party but also its aftermath!

By Brian Harrington, director in Lupton Fawcett's employment law department. In the season of Christmas cheer and goodwill to all men, employers should be wary of that other old adage “vicarious liability." This is an old common law principle of strict no fault liability for wrongs committed by another person, which in the employment arena can leave the employer responsible for the actions of its employee, even where the employer itself has done nothing wrong. In Bellman v Northampton Recruitment Limited, the MD of the ... For the full story register now for free or login below...
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