This micro course introduces The Public Interest and Disclosure Act 1998 and is designed to help you understand what whistleblowing is, take a look at the roles and responsibilities involved and the regulatory obligations on businesses.
The course is applicable for all businesses and their employees to help provide a clear understanding of the main forms of wrongdoing they could encounter at work and define simple steps they can take to report wrongdoing, along with the protection and support they will receive under The Public Interest and Disclosure Act 1998.
This course consists of a video, the video transcript followed by a 10-question quiz to test your level of understanding. The main topics covered include:
- The Public Interest Disclosure Act of 1998 and what whistleblowing is
- Qualifying disclosures of wrongdoing
- Roles and responsibilities of disclosure
- Protection and support
Fraud, malpractice and other forms of wrongdoing at work do immense damage, both to organisations and the wider national economy. This course will assist employees to recognise and report fraud and other forms of wrongdoing.