Danny Baker | Can you be fired for conduct outside work?

Can you be fired for conduct outside work?

It’s a tricky debate – can an employee be fired for something they do outside of the workplace? When it comes to recent news, it seems they can.

Earlier this week, BBC Radio 5 Live host Danny Baker was sacked by the BBC after he posted a ‘racist’ royal baby tweet. He shared an image online of a couple with a monkey and tagged it ‘Royal baby leaves hospital’ to his 504,000 followers.

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