Contract – Breach. The claimant companies brought proceedings against the defendant, a former employee of the first claimant, seeking damages for breach of contract and database rights, delivery up of confidential information and injunctive relief. The Mercantile Court held that the defendant had not been constructively dismissed, and had acted in breach of contract and in breach of confidence. He had further breached his fiduciary duties. An award of damages was made against him in the sum of £290,009.