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Current Employment Tribunal trends: The growth in whistleblowing claims
Free webinar in partnership with 7BR barristers chambers, recorded December 2020
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This webinar focuses on practical legal guidance for businesses on preparing for an Employment Tribunal and looks at current trends, including the rise in whistleblowing claims and how these may be expected to rise further due to COVID-19.
We were delighted to welcome leading barrister and Head of Employment Law at 7BR, Dr Gregory Burke, as guest speaker for this webinar.
The ‘Current Employment Tribunal trends: The growth in whistleblowing claims’ webinar is available to view for free, and includes an extensive Q&A session at the end of the presentations.
- What is a protected disclosure
- When will an individual be protected
- What to do if issues are raised with external parties
- What to expect if the matter becomes contentious/proceeds to a hearing
- Protecting the business
- Whistleblowing policies and what they should contain
- How to train managers to identify protected disclosures
- Practical steps to manage protected disclosures
Current Employment Tribunal trends: The growth in whistleblowing claims is tailored for business owners, senior managers, and anyone involved in the HR function within their organisation.
Webinar recording and presentation slides
Antonio has significant experience advising on all aspects of employment law and also advised clients on data protection matters such as data subject access requests, breach reporting and requests for information under the Freedom of Information Act.
Antonio has acted on a broad range of contentious matters in both the Employment Tribunal and Employment Appeal Tribunal and has been representing employers in employment tribunal claims since 2007. These have included multi-party claims and claims linked to wider shareholder and board-level disputes and have covered a full range of employment-related claims including equal pay, victimisation, harassment and discrimination.
Antonio frequently provides clients with strategic advice on restructures, TUPE transfers and other necessary and strategic changes affecting businesses.
Gregory is listed in Chambers & Partners as an “accomplished and robust advocate recognised for his expertise in discrimination claims [having] superb knowledge [and being] just outstanding”.
Gregory specialises in discrimination – in particular disability discrimination – and whistleblowing. He is regularly instructed on multi-week cases and has a growing reputation for forensic cross-examination which has been judicially praised.
Gregory was called to the Bar in 2012 following a successful business career; founding and growing a £2.5 million turnover business accessable.co.uk; which supports organisations and employers to communicate their access to disabled people and develop inclusive policies and practices. Cranfield MBA magazine named Gregory one the UK’s “top social entrepreneurs”. More recently he has won national awards for his work on disability and is recognised as a “future leader of the Bar”.
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Disclaimer: The content of this webinar is for guidance purposes only and does not constitute legal advice. Information correct at time of recording on 10 December 2020.
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