I’m an employee

I think I am a Whistleblower

Whistleblowing is when someone – often an employee – reports suspected wrongdoing in their workplace, in the interest of the public. That suspected wrongdoing could involve something illegal, fraudulent, dangerous, unsafe, discriminatory, unfair or environmentally damaging, to name but a few examples.
The law creates two levels of protection for whistleblowers –

(1) The dismissal of an employee will be automatically unfair if the reason, or principal reason, for their dismissal is that they have made a “protected disclosure”

(2) workers are also protected from being subjected to any detriment on the ground that they have made a protected disclosure (the definition of a “worker” is wider than that under the Employment Rights Act and includes employees and employee shareholders as well as a wide range of other types of individual.

This is a complex area of law. However, if you believe you are a whistle blower and that you have either been dismissed or subjected to a detrminent because of it, get in touch with us as we can help you.

In a recent case we secured compensation of £400,000 for our client.

How can we help you today?

Settlement Agreements

We can help you obtain
the best possible agreement.

More Info

I'm an employer

We help managers to solve people problems, individual and collective.

More Info

HR Advice

We are different to most HR advisors as we are qualified solicitors.

More Info