Villanueva said the launch of the whistle-blowing
program, which the portal is now a part of, would help the GCG become more responsive to issues in the GOCC sector.
For instance, he said, government-controlled corporations, through the Governance Commission for Government-Owned or Controlled Corporations (GCG), have a whistle-blowing
system for illegal and unethical conduct of officials.
As well-publicised cases such as Hillsborough and the Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust inquiry have shown, whistle-blowing
has become much more high profile," she said.
Both Robert Davies, head teacher at the time, and chair of the governors Chris Gore, admitted that during their time at the school staff had not been briefed on the whistle-blowing
means disclosing organizational wrongdoings resulting in harm to third parties.
is considered to be a valuable tool in corporate governance strategy, as the reporting of incidences of misconduct helps maintain a safe workplace, while protecting profits and reputation.
Charles Robson, Head of Fraud Prevention Services at KPMG Lower Gulf said, "Due to the increasing realisation of the importance of whistle-blowing
as an essential tool in an organization's anti-fraud and misconduct framework it has become integral to gain insights from subject matter experts in both implementing of whistle-blower programs and handling whistle-blower complaints.
There is undisputedly more work to be done on whistle-blowing
Alan Tallentire, governor of HMP Durham at the time and regional custodial manager of the National Offender Management Service (NOMS) told the hearing: "The decision to dismiss was not taken lightly and it had nothing whatsoever to do with Mr Bennett and Mr Cramner's whistle-blowing
The Social Partnership Forum and Public Concern at Work have published guidance on whistle-blowing
in the NHS, providing advice on setting up arrangements that encourage an environment where staff feel comfortable reporting bad practice.
CROSBY-raised Cherie Blair's stepmother was branded a "f*** b***" after whistle-blowing
about a "chaotic" charity where she worked as a teacher, an employment tribunal heard.
A case in the US has highlighted the need to protect whistle-blowing