Commentary

B. The need for 'information' – the Cavendish case

Division CIII Whistleblowing
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B. The need for 'information' – the Cavendish case

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B.     The need for 'information' – the Cavendish case

However, potentially the most important general principle here that has emerged in the case law is that there must still be the disclosure of information as such. As was pointed out in Cavendish Munro Professional Risks Management Ltd v Geduld [2010] IRLR 38, EAT it is not sufficient that the claimant has simply made allegations about the wrongdoer (especially where the claimed whistleblowing occurs within the claimant's own employment, as part of a dispute with his or her employer). As Slade J put it in that

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