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Could accusing your employer of bullying make you a whistleblower ?

For a worker to make a qualifying protected disclosure they must disclose information in the reasonable belief that a wrongdoing has already taken place, is currently taking place or is likely to take the place in the future (Employment Rights … Continue reading

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LLP’s – employment law or partnership law?

LLPs are not the same as partnerships and in the legal world these are becoming much more popular than the traditional partnerships. In a recent whistleblowing case, Bates van Winkelhof v Clyde & Co LLP , an LLP partner sought … Continue reading

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Protection for Whistleblowers

Simon Stevens, the new head of the NHS, and the health secretary Jeremy Hunt, face growing pressure to protect 1.4 million health service workers from ruining their careers and livelihoods if they raise concerns over poor care. Six former staff … Continue reading

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Whistleblowing: Concerns about staff driving in the snow could amount to a protected disclosure.

In Norbrook Laboratories (GB) Ltd v Shaw the EAT has held that a manager’s concerns about employees driving in snowy conditions could amount to a ‘qualifying disclosure’ about health and safety for the purpose of whistleblowing protection, despite being expressed … Continue reading

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Whistleblowing Changes

On 25th June 2013 the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act (ERRA) 2013 introduced legislative reforms in whistleblowing. Employers should immediately update their policies to take account of these changes. The ERRA 2013 made the following changes: Disclosures of wrongdoing must … Continue reading

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