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Weekly News Round-Up / 07 April

Your weekly dose of what’s up in whistleblowing.

How can health workers blow the whistle?  

Protect’s view on whistleblowing in the health sector. (The Carer UK) 

The importance of whistleblowing in charities 

Answering the big question; why is whistleblowing in charities SO important? (Shoosmiths) 

Horse meat 2.0  

Farmers Weekly is intent on stamping out food related crime, as other organisations echo last week’s whistleblowing concerns. (Farmers Weekly 

+ Read Protect’s blog post to catch up with whistleblowing in the food supply chain. (Protect 

Fighting fire with fire 

A review of the Fire and Rescue services makes difficult reading and significant reforms to whistleblowing are needed. (Personnel Today)

+ See full review here.

Economic Crime 

The Home Office is labelled “sluggish and outmanoeuvred” as it launches new economic crime plan in a critical report by MPs. (Financial Times) 

Further disappointment from CBI 

Protect comments on the speak up culture at CBI as ongoing sexual misconduct sees more victims stepping forward. (Personnel Today)

Whistleblowing problems in Sports  

New report finds that racism is widespread in rugby after whistleblowers come forward (The Times) 

+ We observe a pattern here alongside the Azeem Rafiq case. (Sky News) 

Whistleblowers needed in government too 

Whistleblowers are finally being seen as the assets they are as Jersey Reform Party aims to improve whistleblowing culture to prevent abuse and mistreatment. (BBC)