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Whistleblowing: complaint about line manager's rudeness to colleague not "in the public interest"

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    Newman v Riverside Building Supplies Ltd ET/3201396/14 (0 other reports)

Newman v Riverside Building Supplies Ltd ET/3201396/14

whistleblowing | protected disclosure | in the public interest

An employment tribunal has struck out whistleblowing claims brought by an individual who argued that he made a protected disclosure when he complained that his line manager had been rude to a colleague. The claimant did not reasonably believe that he was making the disclosure "in the public interest".