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Protect’s Hari Raithatha trades places with Howard Kennedy’s Diarra Brown

30th January 2020

  Protect and law firm Howard Kennedy joined forces for a successful secondment, offering a three-month secondment to Protect’s trainee solicitor, Hari Raithatha, and Howard Kennedy’s trainee solicitor, Diarra Brown. So, how did they get on, and what did they both learn? Qu: What did you do, and what did you learn? Hari: Being at […]

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Protect wishes volunteer Jo good luck in her new role!

I joined Protect as a volunteer just after I finished my Legal Practice Course and although I had only a basic grasp of aspects of employment law, Protect’s work really appealed to me. Summarising Employment Tribunal judgments and highlighting the relevant discussions of the Public Interest Disclosure Act seemed daunting at first, but after an […]

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Why legal aid for whistleblowers is needed now

23rd December 2019

Research around whistleblowing claims under whistle blowing law, the the Public Interest Disclosure Act 1998 (PIDA) being brought before the employment tribunals point to a worrying figure of a 3% success rate. Discrimination cases also fare as badly, with age discrimination cases being even lower at 1%. Overall, employment tribunal actions have a success rate […]

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Law must bring better outcomes #whistleblowers. Culture change takes time - first step is accessible law w/ stronge… https://t.co/QGyhIxTRMy

06:03 PM Feb 25th

RT @ChtyCommission: We are urging charities to “listen and learn” when complaints are raised. We've published a review of complaints and r…

03:24 PM Feb 25th

RT @thatginamiller: Today is the relaunch of our True and Fair Campaign calling out financial fraud, scams & failings that've wrecked 100,0…

01:10 PM Feb 25th

Survivors of 'church related abuse' are being asked to come forward to ensure a #safeguarding review has been compl… https://t.co/fRXVpgvGBD

01:27 PM Feb 24th

@DEAcampaign @BorisJohnson @rogerwaters Boris Johnson: "it is obvious that the rights of journalists and whistleblo… https://t.co/ufj53picd5

11:41 AM Feb 24th