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Employee fairly dismissed after taking bribe contrary to Bribery Act 2010

Blake v Home Office ET/2302074/2014

bribery | unfair dismissal | investigation

The dismissal of an immigration officer for taking a bribe was held to be fair by the employment tribunal. The employer was entitled to conclude that the honesty and integrity of the employee, who performed an important public function, was in doubt because she did not immediately report the bribe.