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do I have grounds for a libel action
In truth, it is quite unlikely that an implication that you are lazy alone is going to amount to 'serious damage to your reputation' within the meaning of a libel action.
What is 'serious damage' is always a question of fact but there is a risk that a court would say that it amounts to an insult and an annoyance but no more.
If you are intent then you could sue. It is ultimately for the court to decide. It will be expensive and you should bear that in mind.
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You can always get a solicitor to write to him warning of the need to remove the comments to avoid a libel action.