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Whistleblowing: the Changes Ahead

 

This coming Tuesday 25th June (why a Tuesday in the third week of the month?) will see the current whistleblowing laws amended. The Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013 (ERRA) introduces four amendments to the Employment Rights Act 1996.  These are;

Time to Blow the Whistle on PIDA?

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The Public Interest Disclosure Act of 1998 (“PIDA”) is never far from the news, or the desks of most employment lawyers these days.  It’s a complex piece of legislation that is disliked by both Claimant and Respondent alike. Now, according to The Guardian, the Government has decided to “investigate whether PIDA is failing to protect those who speak out from being victimised, harassed and even sacked by their employers.” A consultation into the way the Act works will follow.