A Glasgow employment tribunal is hearing unfair dismissal claims brought by a
whistleblower and former PricewaterhouseCoopers employee against the National
Australia Group Europe – owner of Clydesdale and
Yorkshire Banks – after she was sacked
soon after uncovering an alleged £128m discrepancy in bank accounts.
Davies, 33, joined National Australia Group Europe on a salary of more than
£65,000 a year, but was sacked a year later for ‘behavioural’’ issues. She told
the tribunal how the banking group persuaded her to leave a position with PwC.
She claims she was unfairly dismissed after uncovering and revealing the
extent of the inconsistencies in bank records.
She told the Glasgow tribunal: ‘I have had my reputation ruined. It wasn’t
just losing my job. National then set on a path which ruined my reputation. This
is not all about money. My name has been damaged significantly so I can’t get
the same opportunities I had before.’
“I haven’t done anything wrong. I did my job and I did it well. If you have
behavioural issues you are not awarded a pay rise.”
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