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International civil society and human rights groups call on Monaco to drop all charges against whistleblower Jonathan Taylor

The Media Freedom Rapid Response (MFRR) partners, (of which Protect is a part of) made up of whistleblowing, human rights and transparency organisations, and international jurists welcome the decision of the Supreme Court of Croatia to revoke the first-instance court decision, which allowed for the extradition of whistleblower, Jonathan Taylor to Monaco. While the case ... Read more

Ellen DeGeneres Show staff latest to call out toxic workplace culture

Although strides have been made to put sexual harassment at work firmly on employers’ agendas, it must fatigue the advocates for workplace equality that it remains largely just that - an agenda item. The Ellen Degeneres Show scandal is the latest toxic workplace to showcase racism, bullying and sexual harassment. Three words which one would ... Read more

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Protect aims to make whistleblowing work for individuals, organisations and society. Every year, we support around 3,000 whistleblowers who call our Advice Line. In addition, we work with organisations on improving their speak up arrangements and campaign for better legal protection of whistleblowers. View our case studiesOur impact in 2019 Fortunately, my claims were taken ... Read more

Protect support detained whistleblower Jonathan Taylor targeted six years after blowing whistle on corruption

Whistleblower Jonathan Taylor – who Protect has supported since 2015 – has been arrested at Dubrovnik Airport whilst in Croatia for a week’s holiday with his wife and three teenage children. Jonathan Taylor, 51, a lawyer from Southampton was arrested on 30 July and informed he was the subject of an Interpol Red Notice at … Read more

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PRIVACY NOTICE & COOKIES NOTICEPrivacy Notice Who are we? What information is covered by this Privacy Notice? What information do we collect about you? How do we use your personal information? Do we use your personal information for direct marketing? Do we share your personal information with third parties? Do we transfer personal information outside ... Read more

Protect says ‘Time To Transform’ and calls for Third Sector whistleblowing rules

Whistleblowing charity Protect is calling for the Charity Commission to introduce whistleblowing rules or regulations for the sector, following serious failings at the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) – which the watchdog has called ‘one of the worst examples of poor governance and oversight having a direct impact on vulnerable people’. The Commission … Read more

Protect’s draft Whistleblowing Bill will stop victimisation at source

Amjad Rihan raised concerns about his employer laundering money and was branded a troublemaker and dismissed. Howard Shaw raised concerns about the Met Police’s interview process and was removed from his unit and faced unfounded disciplinary action. Shahmir Sanni blew the whistle on Vote Leave’s campaign tactics and was outed as gay by Downing Street … Read more

Protect are moving offices!

Please note, our advice line will be closed from midday on Wednesday April 3 until Friday April 5 as we move offices. Moving day is 4 April to new sustainable offices at The Green House, Cambridge Heath Road, London E2 9DA. Protect’s new home is a shared space for charities and not-for-profit organisations in London.  … Read more

Report on the APPG Whistleblowing event 

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 … Read more