EAT rules that defamation complaint can form basis of whistleblowing claim
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Ibrahim v HCA International Ltd  IRLR 690 EAT (0 other reports)
Ibrahim v HCA International Ltd  IRLR 690 EAT
whistleblowing | protected disclosure | breach of legal obligation | defamation
In Ibrahim v HCA International Ltd, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) held that the worker's complaint that false rumours had been spread about him is an allegation of defamation and a disclosure of information that tends to show a breach of a legal obligation under the whistleblowing provisions.