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Middlesex University UK Whistleblower Award for 2018 – Oxfam whistleblower Helen Evans

23rd January 2019

Academics at Middlesex University have presented Helen Evans, former Global Head of Safeguarding at Oxfam, with their UK Whistleblower Award for 2018. In 2018, Helen blew the whistle on the systemic sexual exploitation and abuse perpetrated by Oxfam aid workers. Her revelations were one of the biggest charity scandals in recent years. While Helen worked […]

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Government announces ‘biggest workplace reforms for over 20 years’ – but little in the way of better protection for whistleblowers

18th December 2018

The Government has published legislation it describes as the ‘biggest package of workplace reforms for over 20 years’ – implementing 51 of the 53 recommendations of the Taylor review into UK modern economy workplaces. Whilst welcomed – Protect see a missed opportunity for workplace reforms for whistleblowers. The government review into working practices in the […]

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Protect call on Secretary of State to step in to fix flawed Utilities Act which gags whistleblowers

11th December 2018

An OFGEM whistleblower – Greg Pytel – has been told that he is unable to challenge the victimising behaviour of his employer in the Employment Tribunal after he raised public interest concerns about the implementation of smart meters.  He is now having to take his case to the Court of Appeal, at his own expense. […]

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