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Hello, my name is XXXXX XXXXX it is my pleasure to assist you with your question today. Have you suffered losses as a result of these comments?
from the conversation I had with the recruitment consultant he seemed reluctant to put me forward for any management role, because there was a boutique manager position available as he told me.
I suppose it is a potential loss?
I am afraid there are no realistic merits to take out a legal claim in the circumstances. This is not a data protection breach because it was not data stored in a relevant filing system, such as your personnel record for example. It is not really defamation either nd in any event you must show losses have been suffered as a result and there s of course no guarantee you would have been successful with the job even if you had been pu foreard. Even then, such a claim would easily cost a 5-figure sum to pursue so realistically it is probably not going to be a good option for something that is risky and may not result in anything
is there anything I can do in this case to prevent my current employer sabotage my job opportunities
which I believe the comment she made is untrue
well you can accuse her of negligence if she provides false information about you which affects your job opportunities, it is the same as if she was to provide a reference that was untrue
Ok, and this will also be difficult and not worthy of pursuing I assume?
I will only have a case when I was offered a position and retracted because of her untrue reference, is that right?
that won't be as difficult but you still have to show that losses have been incurred, it is best to try and use it as a warning shot to prevent any further damage being done and only if it continues and you can then identify specific losses
So yes to your last comment
Understand. Thank you Ben.