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Whistleblowing: Court of Appeal has held that disclosures affecting 100 senior managers were in the public interest

Chesterton Global Ltd and another v Nurmohamed [2017] IRLR 837 CA

whistleblowing | protected disclosure | in the public interest

The Court of Appeal upheld the decision of the employment tribunal that disclosures made by a worker satisfied the "public interest" requirement for protection under the whistleblowing provisions of the Employment Rights Act 1996. The disclosures related to a breach of the employment contracts of 100 senior managers, including the whistleblower.