All items: Protection from detriment

  • Are we seeing greater protection for whistleblowers?

    8 September 2016

    Education England recently introduced whistleblowing protection for junior doctors. This forms part of a growing trend towards increased protection for those who make disclosures, argues Sean Dempsey from Lewis Silkin.

  • Whistleblowing: five steps to be compliant with recent changes to legislation

    30 August 2016

    Recent whistleblowing legislation changes have not made it easier for employees to disclose wrongdoing without risking accusations of disloyalty or damaging their career prospects, says Beverley Sunderland. She looks at how employers can better support a whistleblowing culture.

  • Legal Q&A: Sunday working changes for shop workers

    27 May 2016

    We answer employers' questions on the changes the Government is planning around increased rights for shop workers on Sunday working.

  • Whistleblowing: Is the bar for the "public interest" test too low?

    11 April 2016

    Consultant editor Darren Newman explains why the changes introduced in 2013 to the definition of a "protected disclosure" for whistleblowing purposes, meaning that the whistleblower must now have a reasonable belief that the disclosure is in the public interest, may turn out to be cosmetic only.

  • Ten important employment law cases in 2015

    11 December 2015

    Key judgments in 2015 include cases on: working time; whistleblowing; holiday pay; annual leave during sickness absence; redundancy consultations; disability discrimination; and the role of HR in disciplinary proceedings. Stephen Simpson counts down the 10 most important judgments for employers this year.

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Legal guidance: HR and legal information and guidance relating to protection from detriment.