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CONCLUSION

Employment protection was urgently needed to protect whistleblowers as the law relatin? to employees' public interest was 'unsatisfactory and difficult to ascertain'< 1 The PillA 1998 provides workers with rights not to be dismissed or victimised and Lord Nolan congratulates those behind the Act for 'so skilfully achieving the essential but delicate balance in this measure between the public interest and the interests of employers'.292