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Oct
26
2018

Whistleblowing detriment: Personal liability for individual decision makers

In Timis v Osipov, the Court of Appeal held that two directors were personally liable for detrimental treatment following protected disclosures even where the detriment in question amounted to a..

Jun
26
2018

Whistleblowing: When is a Disclosure Protected?

In Kilraine v London Borough of Wandsworth the Court of Appeal has confirmed that to be protected under whistleblower legislation, disclosures need to be more than mere allegations and have..

Feb
09
2018

Whistleblowing: can a worker claim post-termination losses caused by pre-termination detriments?

The Claimant in the case of Wilson Solicitors LLP and others v Roberts was a solicitor and member of the LLP. He was also Managing Partner and held several..

Feb
01
2018

Personal motivation required for whistleblowing detriment

In the case of Malik v Cenkos Securities Plc, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (“EAT”) found that for there to be a causal link between a protected disclosure and detrimental treatment,..

Jan
25
2018

Whistleblowing claim against co-workers knows no boundaries

In the recent case of Bamieh v EULEX Kosovo and ors, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (“EAT”) found that an employee could bring whistleblowing detriment claims against co-workers for events which..

Nov
03
2017

Ignorance is bliss: decision-maker unaware of protected disclosure defeats automatic unfair dismissal claim

We reported on the EAT’s decision in Royal Mail v Jhuti back in the summer. Unhappy with the EAT’s decision, Royal Mail appealed to the Court of Appeal. ..

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...



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