Protect welcomes new trustee

25th October 2018

Protect welcomes new trustee and employment lawyer David Widdowson, who has extensive whistleblowing expertise, to the Protect Board. David is a long-standing member of the Employment Lawyers Association, and a member and subsequent chair of a working party which commented on the two abortive private members bills and then on the bill which became the […]


The 10 Dos and Don’ts for today’s corporate whistleblower

15th October 2018

by Protect Patron Michael Woodford Michael Woodford, former President and CEO of Olympus Corporation exposed a £1.1bn scandal and left in fear for his life after unearthing a web of corruption within the company just weeks after being appointed as chief executive in 2011. His actions led to two senior Olympus board members being sentenced […]



9th October 2018

Protect’s unique 360° Benchmark – designed to help organisations with best practice whistleblowing arrangements – officially launched at event ‘Whistleblowing in the Modern Workplace’  held at law firm Howard Kennedy.  Developed with a financial working group, the 360° Benchmark works by identifying gaps and providing organisations with an action plan on how to improve. Protect Chief Executive Francesca […]


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