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 […]
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 […]
Hotlines promote an ethical culture by giving employees a way to report wrongdoing anonymously, but management needs to ‘walk the talk’… So, you’re weathering the Covid-19 challenge (as well as can be expected), customers seem satisfied and employees seem to be on track. Heck, it’s even been quite a while since your last report of […]