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Have You Met Your Whistleblowing Champion?

Have You Met Your Whistleblowing Champion?

If you work in the financial services sector in London or elsewhere it’s likely that your employer is caught by new rules on whistleblowing. Among the new obligations is the requirement that a senior manager is appointed as ‘whistleblowing champion’….

Appeals Under The Licensing Act 2003

Appeals Under The Licensing Act 2003

In submitting an appeal against a decision of a licensing committee or sub-committee it is always important to bear in mind that the appeal must be made on behalf of the license holder be that an individual or a corporate…

Excluded from school

Excluded from school

An Independent Review Panel (“IRP”) has the power to review the decision of a ‘responsible body’ (typically a governing body) to uphold a head teacher’s decision to permanently exclude a pupil (‘responsible body’ usually means a school’s governing body). The IRP can: Upheld…

What is a protected disclosure?

What is a protected disclosure?

This question typically arises in a whistleblowing complaint where an employee or ex employee complains to an employment tribunal that they have been subjected to a detriment for having made a ‘protected disclosure’ and/or have been dismissed because they made…

What is security of tenure?

What is security of tenure?

‘Security of tenure’ applies to commercial leases under the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954. It consists of rights for a tenancy to continue automatically at the end of the contractual term. The lease would continue on the same terms and…

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