Whistleblowing and the Law

Whistleblowing and the Law

We have been looking at EU whistleblowing law and asked Catrina Flanagan of Herrington Carmichael for her thoughts from a legal perspective on whistleblowing. This is what she had to say: Definition of Whistleblowing Whistleblowing is a term used when a worker or an...
Creating a speak up and  whistleblowing culture

Creating a speak up and whistleblowing culture

I had the pleasure of being asked to speak at a meeting of Ethical Reading, a not-for-profit social enterprise with a mission to help embed ethics into the way we live and work in Reading. The topic was to be “creating a speak up and whistleblowing...
Freedom to Speak Up in the NHS

Freedom to Speak Up in the NHS

Who are Freedom to Speak Up Guardians? The Freedom to Speak Up Guardian acts as an independent and impartial source of advice to staff at any stage of raising a concern, with access to anyone in the organisation, including the chief executive, or if necessary, outside...
Covid 19: Steps to Improve Employee Engagement

Covid 19: Steps to Improve Employee Engagement

The coronavirus pandemic has forced businesses to rethink the way they work – and at a very fast pace. And when a significant change is implemented quickly, the odds are that both expected and unexpected challenges will emerge. However, this pandemic will be...