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Panayiotou v Kernaghan [2014]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
  • Legal Body
    Employment Appeal Tribunal (UKEAT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Discrimination and Equality, Whistleblowing (Protected Disclosures)
Issues covered: Victimisation Discrimination; Protected Disclosure

In this whistleblowing case a policeman, with a legitimate complaint, took things too far and was not dismissed for a protected disclosure but because he became unmanageable. In 2000-02 Mr Panayiotou made protected disclosures to senior officers concerning the attitude of certain officers in respect of the treatment of race and the treatment of victims of rape, child abuse and domestic violence. There was an investigation and Mr Panayiotou was found to be largely correct in his concerns. So far, so protected.

Prior to the disclosures, Mr Panayiotou applied for and was granted permission to be

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This article is correct at 25/04/2014

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