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Bi-weekly News Round-Up/14 July

Reflecting on whistleblowing

Sinead Farrelly: Whistleblowing, car accidents & a World Cup with a broken hand – BBC Sport

Whistleblowing is rarely easy Sinead Farrelly reflects on her experiences and life after speaking out. 

BBC backlash 

Huw Edwards was secretly investigated by BBC colleagues before scandal erupted (

Huw Edward’s wife speaks up and identifies her husband as mystery presenter accused of inappropriate behaviour by the alleged victim’s mother.

Health services still under heat

Shildon mum: NEAS review of ambulance scandal is a ‘whitewash’ | The Northern Echo

Families of NEAS patients who died still feel as though their questions are unanswered and the review into NEAS services was just a ‘whitewash’.

NHS Highland: Bullying by senior management ‘still rife’ within health service, doctors warn | STV News 

Even more concerns regarding NHS work culture when can we expect these issues to be effectively addressed?

Whistleblowing in the charity sector 

Charity Commission annual report and accounts 2022 to 2023 – GOV.UK (

Latest Charity Commission report sees increase in whistleblowing concerns from charity sector.

Green news in whistleblowing

Survey suggests almost a fifth of all waste is illegally managed – GOV.UK (  

Another review from the Government suggests illegal waste management could be as high as 18%. The consequences of this are devastating for the planet. 

National Highways hydrogen plan dismissed as greenwashing (

Misrepresentation of environmental impact is dangerous. Whistleblowers are key to holding organisations accountable for their environmental responsibilities. 

3 Tips for Detecting Greenwashing (

Identifying greenwashing can be tricky. As consumers, these tips may help you make environmentally conscious decisions. 

The 2023 Supply Chain Barometer reveals a complex landscape | Proxima (

More than two-thirds of British and American CEOs are concerned about the emergence of human rights issues in their supply chains. One-in-four now have a formal business plan for decarbonisation, according to new research.