Research perspectives

Research perspectives

Tribunal backlog may bring some benefit to employers

The Covid 19 pandemic has seen employment tribunals almost grind to a halt. All cases listed between 23 March and 26 June 2020 were cancelled and converted into preliminary hearings, resulting in a huge backlog. Tribunals …

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MPs call for an “Office of the Whistleblower”

MPs on the All Party Parliamentary Group for Whistleblowing have called for the urgent establishment of an ‘Office of the Whistleblower’ to ensure the rights of those who make public interest disclosures are upheld and …

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Whistleblowing in Financial Services – still room for improvement

The whistleblowing charity Protect has updated its research on whistleblowing in financial services. Their original research in 2012 – Silence in the City –  found a lack of trust and transparency. Protect notes the changes …

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Research finds racism rife in charity sector

Research by Voice4Change England and the charities’ chief executives’ organisation ACEVO has found that just over two-thirds of BAME charity staff have experienced, witnessed or heard stories of racism in the sector. 50% reported feeling the need …

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Charities failing on whistleblowing training and whistleblower “aftercare” for staff

Many charities are failing to offer appropriate training to staff receiving and acting on whistleblowing concerns. In a project supported by twenty mid-to-large-sized charities using Protect’s ‘Whistleblowing Benchmark’ it was found that whilst more than 80% …

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Covid 19: Lockdown and beyond – what are the employment relations risks?

Handling employment relations is a risky business at the best of times. In the context of the Covid 19 pandemic it could, literally, be a matter of life or death. We have looked at what …

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