Whistleblowers are being offered up to £100,000 in a crackdown on cartels, which has been launched by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA).
The Government consults on new legislation to protect NHS whistleblowers when applying for NHS roles.
NHS whistleblowers will receive greater legal protection if they decide to apply for a new job, according to recently published proposals.
Updated to include information on the Government consultation on draft Employment Rights Act 1996 (NHS Recruitment - Protected Disclosure) Regulations.
The European Commission consults on strengthening the protection for whistleblowers at EU level.
Updated to include reference to NHS England's guidance for primary care providers on whistleblowing.
Cases on appeal provides news on key case law developments that are expected.
In McTigue v University Hospital Bristol NHS Foundation Trust  IRLR 742 EAT, the EAT held that, in order for a claimant to be a "worker" within the meaning of the extended "whistleblower" definition in s.43K of the Employment Rights Act 1996, all that is required is that the end user substantially determined the terms under which the claimant carried out his or her work. It is not necessary to show that the end user determined those terms to any greater or lesser degree than the agency, of whom the claimant might also be an employee or worker.
We round up seven significant employment law decisions expected in 2017, with cases pending on employment status, equal pay, whistleblowing, employment tribunal fees and holiday pay.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to protection from detriment in relation to protected disclosures.