Parkins v Sodexho Ltd [2002] IRLR 109 EAT

Reports relating to this case:

  • Blowing the whistle

    1 April 2002

    The outcome of a recent employment tribunal could pave the way for claims of unfair dismissal under the whistleblowing legislation - without the one year service required. Malcolm Pike looks at practical ways employers can protect themselves.

  • Public interest disclosure: Breach of employment contract can be a protected disclosure

    11 March 2002

    In Parkins v Sodexho Ltd, the EAT holds that a protected disclosure for the purposes of s.43B Employment Rights Act 1996 can relate to a breach of the employee's own contract of employment.