In some cases, yes. The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has confirmed that an employer violated an employee's right to freedom of expression when dismissing him for publishing personal blog posts in relation to his work.
Complaints by a worker that they had been defamed may have whistleblowing protection if the worker subjectively believed them to be in the public interest regardless of their motive, confirms the Court of Appeal.
In a recent case, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) commented that where the advisor is expected to advise on merits and quantum, as well as the terms and effect of the proposed settlement, a contribution of £500 would not be sufficient.
In a recent case, the High Court refused to grant an interim injunction restraining Ms Alles, a journalist and women's rights campaigner from publishing allegedly defamatory material about a teacher she had been investigating.
The government has finally published its response to the Women and Equalities Select Committee's (WESC) June 2019 report on the use of non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) in workplace harassment and discrimination cases.