Now is the perfect time to provide your staff with a dedicated whistleblowing hotline such as the one we at Safecall offer.
EAT confirms the Acas Code of Practice applied where a protected disclosure led to dismissal.
You should also consider your health and safety obligations towards others.
Getting to grips with the changes that have been brought in as a result of the Senior Managers and Certification Regime (SMCR) for all FCA regulated businesses is not easy.
Brahams Dutt Badrick French LLP
Employees who are dismissed because of their trade union membership or activities and/or because they have blown the whistle are able to claim that they have been automatically unfairly dismissed
More and more companies are seeing the value of a whistleblowing hotline. And that's great, because it means that accountability, and a desire to present transparency to the public, is becoming increasingly desirable.
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) recently updated its rules relating to whistleblowers.
Company culture essentially boils down to the energy in the room.
Giambrone & Partners
Other furloughed staff felt it was acceptable to complete urgent tasks from home even though they were aware that it was not allowed.
We all know that whistleblowing occurs when malpractice or systemic issues can no longer be excused or ignored by individual employees, ...
Regrettably, I'm having to start this post with an apology.
We've all heard it being said that one bad apple spoils the barrel.
If you want your staff to have the confidence and faith necessary to raise a complaint when they see something wrong, something that could have a detrimental effect on your business, then you need to give them whistleblowing training from Safecall.
Diversity and inclusion are widely debated subjects, and rightly so. Many of us know, intuitively, that varied and fresh thinking from a range of experiences will positively support businesses and there's substantial research ...
By their very nature, charities exist in a precarious space.
Some management teams appear to want a review to tell them that they are doing incredibly well, that there's no need for further action and everyone can have a pat on the back
COVID19 has resulted in an unprecedented shift of working practices with the whole of the UK and most of the world encouraged to work from home for a prolonged period.
Veale Wasbrough Vizards
The Government has issued its response to the draft Restriction of Public Sector Exit Payments Regulations consultation.
Your employer has a legal duty to protect and safeguard your welfare and health and safety. See our previous blog on COVID-19 and your employment rights for an overview of employer obligations.
Kohn, Kohn & Colapinto, LLP
Increasingly, nations have come to recognize the important role whistleblowers play in preventing fraud, corruption, and public health crises. However, most whistleblower laws and ...