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The Court of Appeal clarifies the “public interest test” for whistleblowing claims.

The Court of Appeal has, this morning, clarified that a disclosure does not need to be in the interest of the public at large in order to attract whistleblower protection. Despite the inclusion of a “public interest test” in whistleblowing legislation, a disclosure can concern only a small group of people, although that the character of the disclosure is relevant.

Age discrimination: silver quotas

Could the ‘silver quota’ be the answer to improving employment rates in the over 50s? Polly Rodway considers in the light of UK discrimination law.