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Protecting our Plates: Whistleblowing in the Food & Drinks Industry

What is the whistleblowing culture like amongst the food and drinks sector? What are the challenges?  Protect, the UK whistleblowing charity hosted a round table during National Food Safety Week (June 14-20) to find out more… Getting whistleblowing right, and truly embedding it into an organisation is not easy. From our experience, things go awry ... Read more

Whistleblowing in the workplace – the haves & have nots

Webinar: 29 June 5-6pm Non-Executive Directors, the self-employed, volunteers and job applicants are not protected by whistleblower protection – is it time to change? Join UK whistleblowing charity Protect in this latest webinar to debate why it is vital these groups who are key players in today’s workforce are protected by whistleblowing legislation. Protect will … Read more

Dear Monaco….

With the Euros well and truly underway, we are all enjoying some world class football and look forward to world champions France take on Germany today (June 15). Football, or rather footballers, over the past couple of years have become much more than sportsmen and women, and have used their celebrity status for good causes … Read more

Dear Croatia…..

As the Euros kick off and England gear up to take on Croatia this weekend, many across the globe will look forward – hopefully – to some world class football. Football, or rather footballers, over the past couple of years have become much more than sportsmen and women, and have used their celebrity status for ... Read more

Protect comment: ‘New employment rights regulator raises more questions than answers’

Paul Scully, Minister for BEIS, (Business, Energy, Industrial Strategy) announced in Parliament (June 8) the creation of a single enforcement body to tackle exploitation of workers and abuse of labour rights. The proposed regulator will have responsibility for enforcing rights such as minimum wage, holiday and sick pay, and modern slavery.    Regulators play a ... Read more

Protect statement on controversial judiciary whistleblowing policy

A whistleblowing policy drafted for the judicial system has come under criticism for being drawn up in secret, and which will gag judges – not encourage them to speak up over wrongdoing. District Judge Claire Gilham, who won her Supreme Court Case in 2019 to give whistleblowing protection rights for the judiciary, (Protect intervened in … Read more

The UK Government must push for the immediate release of UK whistleblower Jonathan Taylor

British whistleblower Jonathan Taylor has lifted the lid once again on corruption involving revenues emanating from the major British oil company BP, as reported in today’s Daily Telegraph. Extradition Fight Jonathan, a UK citizen, is currently fighting extradition to Monaco.  On arrival in Croatia on a family holiday in July 2020, he was initially detained … Read more

World Whistleblowers’ Day Webinar: Wellbeing for whistleblowers

This free webinar taking place on 23 June 1-2pm will bring together senior HR, compliance and risk representatives from organisations who are enthusiastic to demonstrate best practice with their speak up arrangements. Protect is the leader in employer support for whistleblowing arrangements. We are excited to launch our new Benchmark within this webinar and are ... Read more