Chesterton Global Ltd (t/a Chestertons) & Anor v Nurmohamed [2015]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
    UKEAT 0335_14_0804
  • Legal Body
    Employment Appeal Tribunal (UKEAT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Whistleblowing (Protected Disclosures)
Issues covered: In the public interest

This UKEAT appeal concerns the meaning of the words "in the public interest" inserted into section 43B(1) of the GB Employment Rights Act 1996 by section 17 of the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013. Note that those words have NOT been inserted into the NI whistleblowing legislation. We will come to the relevance of this case to NI whistleblowing cases in due course. 

The claimant/respondent in this case raised concerns about irregularities in relation to the reporting of actual costs and liabilities. His motivation was not to do with the wider public as such, more so he was concerned about the interests of his and 100 colleagues' bonuses, which would be negatively affected by

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This article is correct at 14/08/2015

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