Case Law Alert – 18 July 2017

Whistleblowing about breach of contract ‘can’ be in the public interest

In this edition:

Makbool Javaid, Partner and Head of Employment Law, looks at the facts and practical implications of the Court of Appeal’s ruling in Chesterton Global v Nurmohamed that the disclosure of apparent manipulation of profit and loss figures, used to calculate sales commission, was ‘in the public interest’ because over 100 people were affected by the alleged wrongdoing and the disclosure consisted of allegations of misstatements in the accounts to the tune of £2m to £3m.