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Stay abreast of whistle-blower protections in the EU

06 March 2014

In an article for the Society for Human Resource Management, Kathryn Weaver relays her thoughts on the UK's "advanced classification", given to it in a Transparency International report on anti-corruption.

Whistle-blowing has become a much talked about and widely debated subject in recent times. While it can be seen as a key instrument in assisting authorities and regulators with identifying any criminality on the part of employers and employees, legislation in this area across the European Union has so far been somewhat limited.

Transparency International, an anti-corruption NGO, published a report in November 2013 on whistle-blowing practices in 27 European Union countries which showed that only four (Luxembourg, Romania, Slovenia and the United Kingdom) had advanced legal frameworks for whistle-blower protection.

In an article for the Society for Human Resource Management, Kathryn Weaver relays her thoughts on the UK being awarded an "advanced classification" in the aforementioned report. You can read Kathryn's thoughts in full in PDF format here.

 

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