Journals Higher Education



Published: 04 May 2012

586 Pages

9.7 x 6.7 inches

ISBN: 9780199692835

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Law and Practice

Second Edition

John Bowers QC, Martin Fodder, Jeremy Lewis, and Jack Mitchell

  • The only book to offer a detailed survey of the law relating to whistleblowing
  • Written by an author team with unparalleled experience of whistleblowing cases
  • Covers protection for whistleblowers both under and outside of the Act
  • Examines the obligation on employees to blow the whistle, including the relevant contractual and fiduciary duties, and statutory obligations
  • Provides in-depth coverage of rules, policies, procedures, and problems, and includes coverage of best practice procedures
  • Contains coverage of costs and good faith, striking out, and pre-emptive remedies
  • Covers significant cases from the Court of Appeal and Employment Appeal Tribunal, including Babula v Waltham Forest College, Ezsias v North Glamorgan NHS Trust and Fecitt and others v NHS Manchester
  • Discusses policy developments as a result of the Employment Act 2002 and disciplinary and grievance procedures, and new powers of the employment tribunals

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