The High Court ruling is clear writing on the wall that fiction writers cannot disguise themselves as whistle-blowers
and get away with it.
What does the whistle-blower
protection mean for businesses?
The Report to the Nations states "telephone hotlines are most popular, but whistle-blowers
use other various reporting mechanisms as well, including email, web-based/online forms, mailed letters and faxes."
The aforementioned Recommendation of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe of 2014 does not encourage anonymous reports, since this type of whistle-blowing is accompanied with many negative consequences (higher likelihood of malicious reports, difficulty in proving that the person toward whom damaging action was taken was in fact the anonymous whistle-blower
As commonsensical as this may sound to the average Nigerian, the attempt at a justification of the delay in payment of the whistle-blower
's due is fatally diametrical to the basic principles he continues to espouse to intending lawyers (law students) through his published work, Nigerian Law of Contract, a Faculty recommended textbook for Law of Contract in all Faculties of Law in all Nigerian Universities.
become the story: the problem of the 'third victim': Comment on "Cultures of silence and cultures of voice: the role of whistleblowing in healthcare organisations." Int J Health Policy Manag.
She is using all the right words when it comes to the way whistle-blowers
In respect of the employee who is the subject of the whistle-blower
's allegations (" Suspect ") he will be entitled to his statutory employment protections which includes the right to certain minimal due process in respect of a disciplinary/termination decision.
In the case of the Philippines, Numann understands that the concept of a whistle-blowing system is hard to adopt among local firms given the culture and high level of fear on a potential whistle-blower
HMRC has said it has no record of receiving an email or phone call from the whistle-blower
Normally, an employee must raise their concern internally to be protected as a whistle-blower
- this gives an employer the opportunity to identify if there is any substance to the complaint and, if so, try and reduce any related risk by taking remedial action, which may avoid or limit any bad publicity.
A previous allegation made by the whistleblower of exam malpractice in the same department and a further claim by the whistle-blower
that they were verbally bullied by a member of school staff after making the allegation were upheld by a committee of school governors a year ago in an outcome letter sent to the whistle blower.