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The Merits of ‘Axe to Grind’ Whistleblowing Reports

October 02, 2022

The misuse of the word ‘malicious’ in whistleblowing laws and policies can misguide the handling of ‘axe to grind’ reports.   When Dale Horne of Whistle Blowers Ethics Hotline asked me to share my thoughts on the subject of ‘malicious reporting’ by anonymous whistleblowers, I jumped at the chance.   As an ethics consultant, I…

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Do’s & Don’ts for Employers: Encouraging Employee Whistleblowing

August 29, 2022

You pride yourself on running an ethical organisation, you know that unethical conduct in your ranks is inevitable at some stage, and you would rather hear about it via your hotline than a hashtag. Regulators around the world are offering eye-watering financial incentives to insiders who lift the corporate veil on your inner dealings. Business…

SafeLine-EX Standard CertificateBest Practices

Independent ethics hotline certification achieved for 12th year

March 17, 2021

Achieving a 12th consecutive SAFELINE-EX certification based on our performance over the past 12 months means a great deal to the Whistle Blowers Ethics Hotline team.   The challenging circumstances of 2020 put our investment in people and in advanced technology to the test – and there was no faltering in our delivery of a…

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Three essential insights for your whistleblowing management strategy

February 17, 2019

Strengthen your whistleblowing management strategy in 2019 with the benefit of key insights that light the path for leaders committed to creating workplace cultures of ethics and integrity.   In this article we summarize crucial outcomes from three sources published as 2018 was drawing to a close: two research studies and one case that gave…