Foreign and Commonwealth Office and others v Bamieh

Employment – Termination. The whistleblowing provisions of the Employment Rights Act 1996 did not apply extraterritorially to the respondent's whistleblowing detriment claims against the second and third appellant co-workers who had also been seconded to Kosovo by the first appellant Foreign and Commonwealth Office. Accordingly, the Court of Appeal, Civil Division, allowed the appellants' appeal against the decision of the Employment Appeal Tribunal, finding that the Act did apply to the circumstances of the respondent's case.

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