Employees admit to lying at work
A survey conducted by OnePoll on behalf of employment website Glassdoor reported that 49 per cent of UK employees have admitted to lying at work. The poll, which was conducted in June 2020 with a …
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 that they are protected from discrimination. Mary Robinson, chair of the APPG for Whistleblowing, said it was time for “a root and branch reform of the legislation”, including the establishment of a body capable of tackling and challenging wrongdoing
The APPG Report ‘Making whistleblowing work for society’ was based on research undertaken by the University of Greenwich, that looked at 600 whistleblowing cases heard at tribunals between 2015 and 2018. The report found that:
The report concludes that the employment tribunals system is “dominated by David v Goliath cases in which the employer has large skilled teams of legal advisors and the whistleblower is alone”.