New code of practice on whistleblowing?
The government is currently considering a recommendation put forward by the charity Public Concern at Work to issue a code of practice on whistleblowing that would have to be taken into account by courts and tribunals in relevant claims. Whistleblowing at work is receiving a lot of media attention at the moment and this can be reflected in a rise in claims. This, together with the recent legislative changes to whistleblowing law, means that now is therefore a good time to check that your organisation has a sound and up-to-date whistleblowing policy designed to ensure that any employee with a concern feels confident to raise it and knows how to do so…
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