Whistleblowing: sensible reforms, but more to do?

Major changes to the whistleblowing legislation come into force today, with the introduction of a new public interest test, and the removal of the requirement that disclosures be made in good faith.

Retaliation by colleagues, rather than just by the whistleblower's employer, is also being addressed.

This publication examines these changes and recent case law developments affecting the whistleblowing regime, and identifies other areas in which further reform might be sensible.