Good news for whistleblowers as Court of Appeal provides wide definition of ‘Public interest’
Jul12

Good news for whistleblowers as Court of Appeal provides wide definition of ‘Public interest’

The Court of Appeal has for the first time considered the new ‘public interest’ element of the whistleblowing law, the Public Interest Disclosure Act (PIDA). Public Concern at Work intervened in Chesterton Global Ltd vs Nurmohamed held at the Royal Courts of Justice last week. In a judgment that is good news for whistleblowers, the Court of Appeal has found in favour of the individual making the disclosure, providing a wide...

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As Barclays boss investigated over whistleblowing row, how should employers handle these incidents?
Apr13

As Barclays boss investigated over whistleblowing row, how should employers handle these incidents?

The news that the Barclays boss will be investigated after trying to identify the author of a letter that was classed as blowing the whistle has caused concern amongst those in the banking industry. This story comes on the back of the Financial Conduct Authority trying to encourage a culture which encourages individuals to blow the whistle. Banking is not the only sector which struggles with whistleblowers and how to treat them. We...

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