Blowing the whistle is about making a disclosure in the public interest, or exposing wrongdoing in the hope of stopping it. However, many people are afraid of raising these concerns in the workplace for fear of being criticised by colleagues, or even being dismissed.
An effective whistleblowing system is like a protective wall around a business, but very difficult to implement.
The News of the World scandal brought breaches of confidentiality slap-bang into the limelight. Here’s how to make sure your companyâs secrets aren’t broadcast for all to see.