Public Interest Disclosure (Prescribed Persons) (Amendment) Order 2009 comes into force

Implementation date: 1 October 2009

The Order adds the Financial Reporting Council Ltd and three of its operating bodies, and the Independent Regulator of NHS Foundation Trusts, to the list of bodies to whom employees may make a qualifying disclosure, enabling them to benefit from the statutory protection against detrimental treatment by their employers for making such a disclosure. The Order can be viewed on the OPSI website.