McNicholas v Care and Learning Alliance [2023]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
    EAT 127
  • Legal Body
    Employment Appeal Tribunal (UKEAT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Whistleblowing (Protected Disclosures)
Issues covered: Protected Disclosure; Detriment

Background: 

This case arose out of the remedies given by the Tribunal at first instanceThe Tribunal decided that the claimant, a teacher, had been subject to detriments as a result of protected disclosuresThe nature of the detriment related to an unfounded referral to the General Teaching Council about the claimant’s fitness to teachThe disclosures made related to the care of a child with autism. 

The Tribunal made an award against the respondent for past and future loss, psychiatric injury and injury to feelings.   However, it limited the awards to losses prior to February 2019 which was the date in which the General Teaching Council

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This article is correct at 24/10/2023
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