Tag: whistleblowing

MacDonald Oates LLP Solicitors
6th March 2019

We take a look at the current protection for workers under the whistleblowing protection The Employment Rights Act prohibits dismissal or detrimental treatment because a worker has raised a protected and qualified disclosure. In order ...

MacDonald Oates LLP Solicitors
14th November 2016

‘Whistleblowing protection’ refers to the protection afforded to employees and workers when they make a disclosure about their employer’s wrongdoing. They are protected from being victimised, dismissed or being treated detrimentally ...

MacDonald Oates LLP Solicitors
13th June 2013

Following a number of scandals in the 1980’s and 1990’s such as the Maxwell scandal and the Piper Alpha explosion, it was decided that protection was needed for those workers who previously were too scared to ‘blow the whistle’ on the ...