Whistleblower pursuing Employment Tribunal claim offered 56 pence in compensation

August 12, 2013

A whistleblower based at Southend University Hospital has been offered just 56 pence in compensation for her whistleblowing claim in the Employment Tribunal. Mrs Gillian Austin, 58, is litigating against Southend University Hospital after she contended that she had been subjected to six months of victimization for allegedly blowing the whistle on the hospital. Mrs […]

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Whistleblowing commission set up by Public Concern At Work

February 26, 2013

Public Concern At Work have reported that it is setting up a Whistleblowing Commission in order to “examine the existing arrangements for workplace whistleblowing and make recommendations for change”. The Commission has been set up due to concerns over the following areas: Whether the law and policy relating to whistleblowing is effective Whether regulators should be […]

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What business needs to know about whistleblowing

May 14, 2012

We’ve no doubt all heard of it but what really is whistleblowing? Whistleblowing is quite simply when an employee, member of staff or worker informs the employer, someone in authority or even the public about dangerous or illegal activities taking place in the workplace. It could be either the employer or employees carrying out these […]

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