Whistleblowing: guidance and code of practice for employers

This guidance offers support and advice to employers who may need to handle whistleblowing reports.


Whistleblowing: guidance for employers and code of practice


This guidance will help employers:

  • understand the law relating to whistleblowing
  • put in place a whistleblowing policy
  • recognise the benefits whistleblowing can bring to an organisation

The code of practice gives examples of what a whistleblowing policy should commit too and how it should be managed.

Published 20 March 2015