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Employment Law
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Listen and pass the quiz: Gain 1 CPD point (60 minutes)
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Listen and pass the quiz: Gain 1 accredited CPD point (60 minutes)

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Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
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Course Aims:

This CPDcast series aims to ensure that legal practitioners are familiar with the legal concept and area of whistleblowing from the perspective of the employer.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Understand the requirements for an employee that wishes to make a whistleblowing claims;
  • Know the available compensation and remedies for employees that makes a whistleblowing claim;
  • Be aware of what an employer should do to minimise their risk of being faced with a whistleblowing claim;
  • Understand what steps am employer should take when faced with a whistleblowing claim from an employee.
Level:
Intermediate Difficulty: 3 of 5
Classification:
Legal Principles
Market Update / Hot Topic
Practical Guide
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In Part 2 of this CPDcast series, Udara Ranasinghe, a Partner at DAC Beachcroft, looks at whistleblowing from the employer’s perspective. Udara looks at the requirements of a whistleblowing claim and the available compensation, and remedies, for such claims, before detailing what an employer should do to minimise the prospect of whistleblowing claims and when faced with such claims.

This course (podcast plus test) is accredited with 1 CPD hour for barristers at the Bar of England and Wales.

This course (podcast plus test) is accredited with 1 CPD point (0.5 for the podcast and 0.5 for completion of the test) for solicitors and legal professionals.

Podcast Length: 32:37

Date Recorded: 19th May 2015

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