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Tanner v DT Kean

The facts

Mr Tanner had been instructed by his employer not to use the company's van outside working hours and had been lent £275 by the company to enable him to buy himself a car. On discovering that Mr Tanner was still using the company's van for his part-time job as a doorman at a country club, his employer had lost his temper and said: "What's my fucking van doing outside, you're a tight bastard.