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By Ronan Barnard (September 1, 2022, 8:41 p.m. BST) – A financial services firm won its appeal on Thursday over compensation awarded to a fired whistleblower after an appeals tribunal ruled that compensation for the former employee had to be recalculated because she had no reasonable excuse for not applying for a new job.

Denise Harrington, a former human resources director at Hilco Capital Ltd., had her case against the financial services giant dismissed by Employment Appeals Tribunal Judge Simon Auerbach. Judge Auerbach ruled that part of Harrington’s compensation should be reconsidered because the court had miscalculated how long she should be compensated.

Harrington – who was fired in October…

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