Writing references

Endnotes

1

If you have concerns about a candidate's fitness to practise you should follow the advice at paragraph 25 of Medical practice.

2

Spring v Guardian Assurance plc and others [1994]. The principles in Spring v Guardian Assurance have been found, by extension, to apply to statements made or information provided after the employee has taken up his or her new position (McKie v Swindon College [2011] EWHC 469).

3

Kidd v Axa Equity & Law Life Assurance Society plc, Allied Dunbar Assurance plc [2000]

4

This includes your views about a colleague’s age, colour, culture, disability, ethnic or national origin, gender, lifestyle, marital or parental status, race, religion or beliefs, sex, sexual orientation or socio-economic status.

5

Saha v Communitybaptistpa [2009] EWHC 1907

6

You should also consider the impact of the data protection law on the disclosure of special category data. Further advice can be sought from the Information Commissioner.

7

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