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Protect’s Hari Raithatha trades places with Howard Kennedy’s Diarra Brown

30th January 2020

  Protect and law firm Howard Kennedy joined forces for a successful secondment, offering a three-month secondment to Protect’s trainee solicitor, Hari Raithatha, and Howard Kennedy’s trainee solicitor, Diarra Brown. So, how did they get on, and what did they both learn? Qu: What did you do, and what did you learn? Hari: Being at […]

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Protect wishes volunteer Jo good luck in her new role!

I joined Protect as a volunteer just after I finished my Legal Practice Course and although I had only a basic grasp of aspects of employment law, Protect’s work really appealed to me. Summarising Employment Tribunal judgments and highlighting the relevant discussions of the Public Interest Disclosure Act seemed daunting at first, but after an […]

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Why legal aid for whistleblowers is needed now

23rd December 2019

Research around whistleblowing claims under whistle blowing law, the the Public Interest Disclosure Act 1998 (PIDA) being brought before the employment tribunals point to a worrying figure of a 3% success rate. Discrimination cases also fare as badly, with age discrimination cases being even lower at 1%. Overall, employment tribunal actions have a success rate […]

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Julian Assange case is the Dreyfus of our age, says John McDonnell https://t.co/vXXufKmWJd Protect Post from May la… https://t.co/862HQ0TRnd

03:43 PM Feb 20th

@johnmcdonnellMP on #Assange "If this extradition takes place it will damage the democratic standing of our own cou… https://t.co/PDXxbd5eSL

01:50 PM Feb 20th

@johnmcdonnellMP on #Assanage extradition: "If this extradition takes place it will damage the democratic standing… https://t.co/JM8stz2k8v

01:49 PM Feb 20th

WBer #NHS nurse wins claim: "Freedom to Speak Up Guardian was really supportive." BUT "My whole life has been in ch… https://t.co/AXo0Ub28Yx

11:26 AM Feb 20th

Be great if the whole article could be viewed? https://t.co/fdtQ3ALDWa

12:14 PM Feb 17th