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Individual liability for whistleblowing dismissals

In a significant whistleblowing decision Timis and anor v Osipov, the Court of Appeal has ruled that co­workers who dismiss an employee for making protected disclosures can be held personally liable. As a result, two directors were personally liable for the payment of an award totalling over £2m.
Document type: Insights
Last updated: 18 February 2019
First published: 07 January 2019