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Whistleblowing: a disclosure may become protected by its context (Kilraine v London Borough of Wandsworth)

Published on: 26 June 2018
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Whistleblowing: a disclosure may become protected by its context (Kilraine v London Borough of Wandsworth)
  • What are the practical implications of this judgment?
  • What is the relevant background?
  • Background law
  • Background facts and decision of the employment tribunal
  • The decision of the EAT
  • What did the Court of Appeal decide?
  • Case details

Article summary

Employment analysis: In determining whether there has been a disclosure of information for the purposes of a whistleblowing claim, in the sense of specific facts being conveyed, the disclosure must be assessed in the light of the particular context in which it is made, for example to take into account any gestures that may have been communicated at the same time, according to the Court of Appeal. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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