Whistleblowing: prescribed persons - reporting requirements
This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government
This consultation has concluded
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Detail of outcome
The government response explains what should be included in the annual report of whistleblowing disclosures.
Detail of feedback received
We received 49 responses from:
- members of the public
- prescribed persons
- trade unions
- a business representative organisation
- legal representatives
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Seeks views on the implementation of a legal power requiring prescribed persons to report on whistleblowing disclosures.
If a worker feels they can’t tell their employer about suspected wrongdoing at work, they can contact a prescribed person. These are mainly regulators but include other bodies and individuals such as MPs.
This consultation seeks views on the practical implementation of a legal power in the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill, which will require certain prescribed persons to report annually on the whistleblowing disclosures that they receive.