Employment Law Weekly News Update

28th June 2018

In this edition:

• The Court of Appeal hold that for a whistleblowing disclosure to qualify for protection, the information has to have a sufficient factual content and specificity so that it is capable of tending to show malpractice.

• An ET finds that a supermarket employee was unfairly dismissed for posting an 86-year-old customer’s personal details on Facebook after he had assisted the customer when his car became stuck in the car park.

• Acas has published hot weather guidance to help employers manage workplace challenges and ensure their businesses remain productive during a heatwave whilst caring for staff too.

• The Home Office has published details about how EU citizens living in the UK and their family members can apply for settled status allowing them to live and work in the UK.