What can employers do to empower staff to speak up about malpractice and protect whistleblowers from reprisals? Amanda Steadman, Principal Knowledge Lawyer, rounds up five actions that employers can take to support whistleblowers within their business.
The top ten things a whistleblower needs to know in a 30 second read. As World Whistleblowers Day draws to a close, Theo Nicou brings us up to speed in this swift read
Can a whistleblowing interim relief hearing be held in private? Often, confidentiality is a key consideration for our clients. Clare Taylor and Gareth Brahams summarise the key issues following their recent success in the EAT on a case on this question.
With the new EU Whistleblowing Directive, the 27 EU Member States have taken a significant unifying step towards creating an environment in which whistleblowers are empowered and protected. Will the UK keep pace with these developments, and how might this impact UK businesses in a post-Brexit world?
Whistleblowers are protected under English law regardless of the sector in which they work. However, there are special considerations and enhanced protections which apply to whistleblowers working in financial services.