In this case, a charity fairly dismissed two whistleblowing employees for the manner in which they had raised their concerns.
The employment tribunal in this case awarded over £100,000 to a company CEO who raised concerns with the Financial Services Authority (FSA) over the company's relationship with a firm in the United Arab Emirates.
This employment tribunal awarded a combined total of just over £300,000 to the former headteacher of a private school and his partner, who was the head of physical education, after she was dismissed with no procedure.
Additional information on the law on whistleblowing for local authority employers, including the role of the monitoring officer. To be read in conjunction with the general information on the law on whistleblowing.
Updated to include information on an independent national whistleblowing officer for NHS Scotland.
A model letter to respond to a worker who has made a protected disclosure.
A model form to give a worker a formal means to make a disclosure.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to protection from detriment in relation to protected disclosures.