It is generally accepted that an employee owes a duty of care in relation to physical damage to those who may foreseeably be affected by his conduct, including those contracting with his employer as fellow employees or customers1. On the ground that the law cannot be more favourable to company directors than it is to employees, it has been held that a director must be personally liable where his negligent conduct leads to foreseeable physical damage2. Where the negligence of the employee or director results in pure economic loss, personal liability will depend upon whether there has been a
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