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PUBLIC INTEREST DISCLOSURE: Whistleblowing Commission proposes further changes

31 January 2014  

Tara Grossman and Nick Wright examine proposals to reform the UK’s workplace whistleblowing regime

In the wake of recent scandals in both the public and private sectors, the government is again looking at whether the UK’s statutory whistleblowing regime is fit for purpose. Building on the significant changes made to the regime in June 2013 (most notably the removal of the ‘good faith’ requirement and the introduction of the ‘public interest’ test), the reforms now being mooted can be divided into two categories:

 

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  • Case(s) Referenced:

    Cavendish Munro Professional Risk Management Ltd v Geduld [2010] IRLR 38

    Fecitt v NHS Manchester & ors [2012] IRLR 64

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