The Whistleblower is an employee who reports suspected wrongdoing in the workplace; its technical name is ‘making a disclosure in the public interest’.

Your employees can report if they believe:

If somebody were to report a concern, they should follow this procedure:

A person can only tell the prescribed person or body if they think that the employer:

The whistleblower cannot be punished or dismissed for reporting a concern.  If they are in fact dismissed due to a genuine whistleblowing claim they can then claim for unfair dismissal and are protected by law.

The people protected by law are:

Whistleblowing claims should be treated fairly at all times.  For advice and support on this take a look at our HR Services and book a free consultation.

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