I continue to be impressed by the incredible support the OPS has given the new government.
Maybe you work in a bank or financial services and suspect fraud, or you have seen neglect or abuse in a care home. Perhaps you, or someone you know has told you about a serious public health risk to consumers.
Speaking up can help stop the problem before it gets any worse. It could even prevent the wrongdoing, risk or danger, happening in the first place.
We advise people who want to alert either the employer, regulator or even the media about wrongdoing.
There are different terms used to explain whistleblowing — speaking up, raising concerns, or whistleblowing — but all mean the very same thing. If you need advice please see our advice line page or call us on As an employer, how can you give your staff confidence to speak up about wrongdoing?
Working with Protect means your organisation is leading the way in good whistleblowing arrangements. Protect offers your staff a real alternative to silence, by giving them the confidence to speak up to stop harm. We support hundreds of thousands of workers from all sectors with our expertise through business support packages, training and consultancy.
Whether you are designing a whistleblowing policy and procedures or evaluating established arrangements, our Whistleblowing Benchmark — the first of its kind — offers your organisation practical steps, telling you what you should be doing, and when.
We do this in a variety of ways: We lobby Government, MPs, regulators and other stakeholders on policy issues effecting whistleblowing; We respond to consultations, inquires and propose amendments to legislation in Parliament on issues that are relevant to whistleblowing; We carry out research into whistleblowing; We promote public interest whistleblowing internationally.
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The legal sector is changing at pace. That means our regulation must be up to date and fit for purpose, providing public protection without hampering the growth and innovation that drives a competitive and effective legal sector.
We are reviewing the SRA Handbook in two phases. We are now consulting on the first phase of our proposed changes. Duty of confidentiality. You and your firm must keep the affairs of clients and former clients confidential except where disclosure is required or permitted by law or by your client (or former client).
What we do Unlock is an independent award-winning national charity that provides a voice and support for people with convictions who are facing stigma and obstacles because of their criminal record, often long after they have served their sentence. Keeping sensitive business information secret such as specialized processes, client lists and trade secrets can determine the difference between a business’s’ survival or demise.
This is a beginning to intermediate course. Upon completion of this course, mental health professionals will be able to: Apply the concepts of privacy, confidentiality, and privilege to .