Brake v Guy Posted In: Case Law
Decision NumberEWCA Civ 235
Legal BodyEngland and Wales Court of Appeal (EWCA)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionDismissal, Data Protection and Freedom of Information Act
The claimants were a husband and wife who ran a holiday-letting business. They were declared bankrupt in 2015 and the farm from which they ran the business was sold to the defendant company. The claimants worked as employees of the defendant company. The claimants set up a new business email addresses for the defendant. Two of them were in the names of the claimants and one was for general enquiries. The latter account was used by the claimant for personal emails. In 2017 the defendant company was sold to another (also a defendant).
In 2018 the claimants were dismissed. The evidence grounding the dismissal was contained in
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