The Supreme Court has today released its decision in the whistleblowing case of Royal Mail Group v Jhuti. The case concerns the unfair dismissal protection for whistleblowers, which provides that a dismissal will be unfair if the reason for it (or the main reason) is that the employee has made a whistleblowing disclosure. The question
Whistleblowing: Basics and Developments
By Clare Shears & Miriam Bruce on
Posted in Best Practice, Case Law, Employment, Legislation
Whistleblowing has been a hot topic for employers in recent years. In our latest blog post, we set out a reminder of the key points and highlight some recent developments.
What is whistleblowing?
- Since 1999 the Public Interest Disclosure Act 1998 (PIDA), which introduced sections 43A to 43L and 103A to the Employment Rights Act