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Jul
20
2017

Whistleblowing – Court of Appeal considers ‘public interest’ test

The Court of Appeal has handed down its much-awaited decision in the case of Chesterton Global v Nurmohamed and, unfortunately for employers, it does not provide the assistance they were..

Jun
01
2017

Employer’s belief that a disclosure was not protected was not relevant

It is automatically unfair to dismiss an employee on the basis that he or she has made a protected disclosure, more commonly known as ‘whistleblowing’. ..

May
18
2017

Junior doctor recognised as a worker for whistleblowing purposes

Dr Day entered into a training contract with Health Education England (“HEE”). HEE placed Dr Day on a series of training placements with different NHS trusts. ..

Apr
13
2017

Barclays Boss Breaches Whistleblowing Policy

The Chief Executive of Barclays, Jes Staley, is being investigated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Bank England Prudential Regulation Authority for breaching rules regarding whistleblowing in the workplace...

Sep
30
2016

Agency workers can bring whistleblowing detriment claims against end users

In the recent case of McTigue v University Hospital Bristol NHS Foundation Trust the EAT clarified that agency workers can bring detriment claims against end users provided the end user..

Jul
22
2016

Lack of knowledge of employee’s protected disclosures did not prevent a finding of automatic unfair dismissal

In the recent case of Royal Mail Group Limited v Jhuti, the Employment Appeal Tribunal decided that an employee had been automatically unfairly dismissed even though the manager responsible for..

Apr
21
2016

Whistle-blowing – ‘Allegation’ and ‘Information’ are not alternative concepts and suspension was an ongoing detriment

The recent case of Kilraine v London Borough of Wandsworth has demonstrated that when assessing if there has been a disclosure of information, for whistle-blowing purposes, ‘information’ and ‘allegations’ are..

Apr
01
2016

Whistleblowing: “Public Interest” developments

The Employment Appeal Tribunal (“EAT”) recently revisited the issue of whether an employee’s disclosure was made in the public interest. ..

Aug
07
2015

Less than half of employers have a whistleblowing policy

The whistleblowing charity, Public Concern at Work, has published this week some YouGov survey results showing that, surprisingly, only 48 per cent of workers in a representative sample said..



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