Bilsbrough v Berry Marketing Services Ltd [2019]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
  • Legal Body
    Employment Tribunal (ET)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Dismissal, Whistleblowing (Protected Disclosures), Human Rights
Issues covered: Protected Disclosures; Detriment; Unfair Dismissal; ECHR Art. 10

The primary issue involved in this case was a detriment that was suffered by the claimant as a result of the research that was conducted with a view to making a protected disclosure to the Information Commissioner's Office.  This arose after the claimant was asked by the Managing Director of the respondent company to add his nephew onto a database for hiring venues.  This was done with a view to determining the risks with the database with it being found that it allowed access to information on venues, such as enquiry values and bank account details.  When the claimant became aware of this he spoke to the Strategic Development Director, who said he would follow up on the data

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This article is correct at 13/08/2019

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