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Tearfund leads way on restricting NDAs

The development charity Tearfund has announced it is stepping back from using non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) in settlements with staff. It will no longer initiate discussions about NDAs, and staff who signed NDAs in the past …

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Financial watchdog takes further initiatives on whistle blowing

The UK’s financial watchdog the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has launched mandatory training to help its staff identify individuals making protected disclosures and make sure intelligence received by the FCA is dealt with correctly and …

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Toolkit launched on safeguarding for leaders of development charities

The umbrella body for development charities, Bond has launched a toolkit, Developing and Modelling a Positive Safeguarding Culture, urging a “step up” in the protection from abuse of both beneficiaries and staff. The toolkit, funded by …

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Multiple claims to Employment Tribunals show sharp rise

The latest figures on Employment Tribunal claims show a sharp rise in multiple cases, with a particular increase in disputes centred on working time and age discrimination. In the period October to December 2020, whilst …

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Sellafield staff claim ‘toxic culture’ at nuclear site.

  A letter from the ethnic minority network at Sellafield, leaked to the BBC, has revealed multiple allegations of racial abuse. The letter, initially sent to the company’s board detailed a series of twenty seven …

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Barnardo’s takes “decisive action” in face of racist and discriminatory behaviour

  An independent investigation at Barnardo’s has found racist and discriminatory behaviour in the charity’s fundraising department and a failure in the department’s leadership to adequately address this. The investigation arose when an employee made …

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