Employment tribunal – Striking out. The employee had made what he alleged was a protected disclosure. Disciplinary proceedings had been commenced against him and he had been threatened with defamation proceedings. The disciplinary proceedings and allegations were withdrawn. The employee commenced proceedings alleging, among other things, that he had been a victimised whistleblower. The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) struck out his claim on the basis that he had issued proceedings out of time. The Court of Appeal, Civil Division, upheld the EAT's determination as, on the evidence, the claim had been brought out of time.