Whistleblowing is the act of speaking up to expose unethical or unlawful activity within an organisation. What motivates this act can vary from a sense
To mark World Whistleblowers’ Day on 23 June 2023, we take stock of some of the most important recent developments in whistleblowing law in the
In Kong v Gulf International Bank (UK) Ltd the Court of Appeal decided that the dismissal of a whistleblower for conduct closely related to her whistleblowing disclosure was not automatically unfair.
BDBF Partner, Paula Chan will be speaking at today’s CLT Scotland’s Employment Conference on the topic of whistleblowing protection.
What can employers do to empower staff to speak up about malpractice and protect whistleblowers from reprisals? Amanda Steadman, Principal Knowledge Lawyer, rounds up five actions that employers can take to support whistleblowers within their business.
Thinking of whistleblowing? Expert adviser and litigator, Theo Nicou, gives his top 10 tips in a 30 second read
The top ten things a whistleblower needs to know in a 30 second read. As World Whistleblowers Day draws to a close, Theo Nicou brings us up to speed in this swift read
Can a whistleblowing interim relief hearing be held in private? Often, confidentiality is a key consideration for our clients. Clare Brereton and Gareth Brahams summarise the key issues following their recent success in the EAT on a case on this question.
The Rise of the Whistleblower: as the EU moves to consolidate whistleblower protection throughout the EU, will the UK get left behind?
With the new EU Whistleblowing Directive, the 27 EU Member States have taken a significant unifying step towards creating an environment in which whistleblowers are empowered and protected. Will the UK keep pace with these developments, and how might this impact UK businesses in a post-Brexit world?
Are you thinking about whistleblowing? Expert whistleblowing advisers and litigators, Claire Dawson and Theo Nicou, explain what protection is available and what you need to know before taking action.