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Protect – a look back over 25 years

9th October 2018

As Protect marks its 25th anniversary this month, Guy Dehn,  founding Director of Public Concern at Work as we were formerly known, shares his thoughts on our history, PIDA and whistleblowing then, and now. Back in 1993 whistleblowing was such an unpopular activity that the Charity Commission initially ruled there could be no public benefit […]

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GUEST BLOG: DAMNED IF YOU DO, DAMNED IF YOU DON’T

7th September 2018

My name is Chris Day I am a junior doctor with a young family. One night in January 2014 I became a whistleblower. I did this without realising it and since then I have been very nearly swallowed up by an NHS made legal gap or ‘lacuna’ in whistleblowing law. Prior to my baptism of […]

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War, Journalism and Whistleblowers: 15 years after Katharine Gun’s truth telling on the verge of the Iraq War’

6th September 2018

28th March 2018 Katherine Gun blew the whistle on GCHQ spying on the UN Security Council, revealing an illegal attempt to undermine the democratic process and increase the appetite for war in Iraq. And she did it within 48 hours. The event ‘War, Journalism and Whistleblowers: 15 years after Katharine Gun’s truth telling on the […]

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Latest tweets

Getting ready for a good debate at @hk_employment on whistleblowing and launching our 360 Benchmark #protect25 https://t.co/MAt8mo5Bi0

05:07 PM Oct 18th

Ms Mordaunt says standards of conduct across the sector need to be raised... charities need to be working with us i… https://t.co/bFhemJVJMQ

11:33 AM Oct 18th

Should be an interesting and lively event - looking forward to it! #protect25 https://t.co/esF7QogZbh

11:21 AM Oct 18th

RT @whistleblowing: EU #whistleblowers at risk unless changes made to draft directive! Today WIN @whistleblowing has published a series of…

11:14 AM Oct 18th

Our Chief Executive Francesca West is at the DFID Safeguarding Summit today https://t.co/lcHm9zMn05

10:40 AM Oct 18th