A former employee of a firm that provides bus transport to accommodate train service failures has denied revealing confidential information during contract negotiations. The Droitwich resident has raised a claim for unfair dismissal in an employment tribunal currently underway in Birmingham.
The man was employed to manage contracts and performance by a brokerage company that helps to replace transportation services when railway services are compromised. His employers fired him after accusing him of passing on sensitive information to a representative of one of the bus companies bidding for a contract with a rail franchise that services London Midland. They told the panel that the contract in question was the company's "bread and butter" and had risen in value from £1 million to £3 million between 2012 and the extension date of 2015.