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Five things we learnt in employment law this week (22 October...

  As part of the Queen’s speech, the government has reiterated its commitment to the Good Work Plan. However, no new legislation has been proposed. The...

Whistleblowing couriers launch legal claim against Amazon

Whistleblowing delivery drivers are taking legal action against Amazon on the charge of bogus self-employment. The latest gig-economy case involves claimants who all worked as...

Identifying the hidden whistleblowing disclosure

A number of whistleblowing cases have made headlines in the last few months and highlighted the fact that such claims are here to stay....

Five things we learnt in Employment Law this week (January 26...

The CJEU has found that a Spanish law which permits dismissals for short term, intermittent sickness absence is indirect discriminatory, unless it can...

Two thirds of businesses advocate public reporting of whistleblowing

Two thirds of businesses advocate public reporting of whistleblowing reports, according to a new report. The report, Whistleblowing in the Workplace: Opportunity and Risk, says...

What’s next for whistleblowing charity?

Francesca West is the newly-appointed chief executive of the whistleblowing charity Public Concern at Work (PCaW). Before taking on this new role as chief executive,...

Key cases along the winding road for whistleblowers

It's been a busy year in terms of developments to the whistleblowing regime. And we can expect more of the same in 2018, as...

Businesses await Court of Appeal decision on whistleblowing case

The Court of Appeal is expected to hand down a significant workplace judgment next week in relation to whistleblowing laws. The Chesterton Global Ltd and...

Five things we learnt in employment law this week (23 June)

Large employers with a January to December financial year are expected to publish their first slavery and human trafficking statements by the end...

What happens when an employer wants to dismiss a whistleblower?

Whistleblowers are protected in law, so what happens when an employer wants to dismiss them? Here, David Speakman, counsel at Linklaters LLP and Harini...