I want to blow whistle on my employer’s working practices

Everyone has the right to work in a safe working environment. If you feel that your employer is engaging in unsafe working practices, and you are being treated unfairly as a result of raising your concerns, you may be entitled to blow the whistle by reporting your employer to a regulatory body or to pursue a claim in an employment tribunal.

How DAS Law can help you

Our highly experienced team of over 30 employment lawyers can provide you with practical legal advice and representation at an Employment Tribunal if you pursued a claim for whistleblowing.

These are some of the possible outcomes we can achieve for you:

  • Listen to why you feel you have treated differently and advise you whether this unfair treatment amounts to whistleblowing, and advise you of your options.
  • Resolve the disputes with your employer
  • Pursue your dispute in the Employment tribunal
  • Important things to consider

    Here are some important things you should be aware of regarding your legal problem.

    • Our lawyers are highly experienced in handling whistleblowing claims. If you believe you have been treated unfairly because you have raised concerns about unsafe working practices you should first follow your internal grievance procedures.
    • It is important to keep a record of when things happened so that you can rely on this at a later point.
    • If the issue is not resolved internally your case can be taken to an Employment Tribunal.

    How much will it cost?

    If you would like DAS Law to help you with your legal dispute, there are a number of ways of funding your legal costs, including:

    Legal Expenses Insurance (LEI)

    If you have a motor or home insurance policy which includes Legal Expenses Insurance (LEI) cover, your legal costs may be covered by your policy (subject to the terms and conditions of the policy). If you are unsure if your insurance policy includes LEI cover, we will check this with you.

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    Personal Funds

    If you do not have LEI cover, we can still deal with your dispute on a fixed fee basis, offering you clarity on your legal costs.

    Our employment law specialists will be happy to explain all of these options to you.

    What should you do next?

    If you would like to speak to an employment expert about your whistleblowing claim, please contact us by calling 0345 604 7298, or email enquiries@daslaw.co.uk.

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    Acting Head of Employment, Solicitor

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