Whistleblowing: An Update


London, England


The following Breakfast Briefing is designed for employers operating internationally, but all are welcome.


Whistleblowing: An Update

The whistleblowing laws have been used and abused since they were introduced. Case law has shown pitfalls, traps, loopholes, grey areas and expensive mistakes. The prospect of unlimited compensation has encouraged claims. We summarise the current position and problem avoidance.


This seminar will be presented by members of our multidisciplinary team:

  • Ann Bevitt
  • Angela Gill
  • Christopher Palmer
  • David Warner

Previous Topics in the Series: Data Protection and Privacy in HR: Emerging Problem Areas - November 7, 2002

The pace of change in this area continues to accelerate. The law is complex. The Information Commissioner has recently published codes on "Recruitment and Selection" and "Record Management", plus a new draft on "Monitoring at Work". Employers are facing increasing practical challenges. We summarise some of the problems arising and discuss solutions.


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If you would like to attend this Briefing, please e-mail your name, title, company, address, phone number, and the seminar you'd like to attend (this seminar is also being offered on December 5, December 12, January 23 and March 20 to rhall@mofo.com. There is no charge.

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