Kong v Gulf International Bank (UK) Ltd Posted In: Case Law
Legal BodyEmployment Appeals Tribunal (EAT)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionDismissal, Whistleblowing (Protected Disclosures)
The claimant was employed by the respondent bank as the Head of Financial Audit. There were a number of protected disclosures made in this case largely relating to a new product being offered. She stated that the template documents used in these transactions would not be suitable. She sent this to the Head of Legal following which the Head of Legal confronted the claimant in her office. The claimant questioned the Head of Legal’s legal knowledge and awareness in the field.
The confrontation led to a complaint being made to the Head of Human Resources with the Head of Legal outlining that she felt undermined, and her professional integrity had been brought into question. The Head
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