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#TruthNeedsFriends campaign launches

7th February 2019

Whistleblowers play a key role in exposing corruption, public safety scandals and unethical behaviour. Unfortunately, all too often they can suffer fear, silence, and loneliness  just from telling the truth.  Protect, along with our partner, WIN (Whistleblowing International Network) is supporting the campaign #TruthNeedsFriends by the Green/EFA Group in the EU Parliament which hopes to […]

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Governance report finds local authorities need to be more transparent with whistleblowing policies

31st January 2019

A governance report into local authorities by the National Audit Office (NAO)  has found one in six councils do not have their whistleblowing policies easily available on their websites,  and of the policies that the NAO could find –  24% were out-of-date. The report, Local Authority Governance, published 15 January, acknowledged the challenges facing local […]

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Report on the APPG Whistleblowing event 

28th January 2019

Protect attended a public meeting of the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Whistleblowing at Westminster chaired by Baroness Kramer along with many whistleblowers,  including those with experience in education, care, the NHS and other public services. Attendees were generally in agreement about the principles of whistleblowing and that greater support for whistleblowers is needed. To this […]

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Good to see a regulator @CareQualityComm taking proactive steps to regulate and improve its sector.... https://t.co/aKssmJdVan

09:17 AM Feb 19th

Police prevents £94.5m of fraud https://t.co/S1LIfjYp9u

10:05 AM Feb 18th

Listen to Dr Peter Duffy speak on BBC Eye of the Storm about his NHS whistleblowing experience. He says regulators… https://t.co/rqCsSPkizH

02:24 PM Feb 15th

RT @WB_UK: Today was another big win for the #whistleblower when @RBC withdrew their appeal against John Banerjee in the face of public scr…

11:07 AM Feb 14th

RT @article19org: The EU #whistleblower protection directive must be fixed. #Whistleblowers are best placed to choose reporting channel. Re…

11:06 AM Feb 14th