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Whistleblowing: A Practical Guide

In this video, Whistleblowing: A Practical Guide, one of Protect’s senior legal advisers talks through what to consider when you are thinking of raising whistleblowing concerns, some practical dos and don’ts, and top tips to make you more likely to be protected by whistleblowing law. To find out more, call our advice line or seek legal advice.

Protected Disclosures and Whistleblowing

If you speak up about something concerning you at work, in order to be protected by whistleblowing law, the concern you raise must be a 'protected disclosure'. In this video, we explain what 'protected disclosures' are, why they are important and the legal tests a whistleblower needs to meet in order for their disclosure to ... Read more

43J: A Protection against NDAs

NDAs are alarmingly being used by organisations to cover up wrongdoing and intimidate whistleblowers into silence. In this video, we explain how section 43J of the Employment Rights Act 1996 may help protect whistleblowers and stop them from being silenced, even if they have signed an NDA. Although 43J is an important protection for whistleblowers, ... Read more

Protect CEO Liz Gardiner on Newsnight

Recently our CEO Liz Gardiner was on BBC Newsnight speaking about the importance of protecting whistleblowers in the NHS in response to the shocking culture uncovered at University Hospitals Birmingham Trust. You can watch the full programme here

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