Bolton School v Evans [2006] IRLR 500 EAT

Reports relating to this case:

  • Public interest disclosures: Employee's misconduct not protected by whistleblowing legislation

    Date:
    18 August 2006

    In Bolton School v Evans EAT/0648/05, the Employment Appeal Tribunal holds that an employee's misconduct cannot amount to a public interest disclosure even if the conduct is linked to the disclosure or the employee intends it to demonstrate that his or her concerns were reasonable.

  • Whistleblowing update

    Date:
    18 August 2006

    Legislation protecting whistleblowers was introduced seven years ago. This article reviews the legislation and considers some of the substantial body of case law arising out of it. It also looks at the components of an effective whistleblowing policy.