International research suggests that, as a guideline, the ideal number of submissions that any company should receive per annum is whatever 2.3% of whatever your workplace team number is.
Thinking about setting up an independent and confidential whistleblowing system in your business? The global research shows the time is right. According to the first major global ethics and compliance survey since the Covid-19 pandemic hit, employee pressure to compromise standards is rising and rates of retaliation are at their highest point in half a […]
The launch, by the New Zealand Banking Ombudsman, of a whistleblower service for bank staff is more than a playground nod to big banking. It is a masterstroke in leadership that speaks to proponents of external reporting lines. It also rings in with the Serious Fraud Office, the Chief Ombudsman and the Ministry of Justice […]
It’s a complex issue for employers, but with the right training and tools, the basics of handling workplace misconduct are easy to get to grips with. Key terms Misconduct is categorised in two levels: misconduct and serious misconduct. So what’s the difference? Serious misconduct has the effect of “destroying or undermining” the relationship of trust […]
Even in the age of SpeakUp and #metoo, misconduct is still underreported… According to research from Gartner, about 60% of all misconduct observed in the workplace is never reported. When employees do report misconduct, almost 70 percent make their statement to their direct manager. Pity then, that only two-thirds of those managers are adequately prepared […]