• Protected Disclosures and Whistleblowing

    If an employee ‘blows the whistle’ at work about practices that give rise to concerns this could amount to a protected disclosure. A common example would be Health and Safety practices.

    Beecham Peacock are here to help with all of your Employment Law problems.

As an employer you will need a robust policy in place to outline how such concerns should be raised. Our employment and whistleblowing lawyers can assist with drafting such policies and/or reviewing and updating existing policies.

We can also provide advice and support at any stage of the whistleblowing process, including identifying whether a disclosure is likely to amount to a protected disclosure, whether it has been properly made and how to deal with the concerns raised using the correct procedure.

It is particularly important to deal with whistleblowing in a legally compliant manner. If an employee asserts that you have subjected them to a detriment or if they are subsequently dismissed, then this can give rise to an Employment Tribunal claim if they can link this treatment with their disclosure.

To find out more about protected disclosures and whistleblowing lawyers lease do not hesitate to contact our employment team on 0191 232 3048 or email employment@beechampeacock.co.uk to discuss your business needs.

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