47 whistleblower reports received by the Financial Conduct Authority

47 whistleblower reports received by the Financial Conduct Authority


3rd December 2020

Law 360 - 3 December 2020

"Coronavirus is a highly emotive public health issue. Employers should be prepared for reports by staff if they feel that their employer has not fully complied with the ever-changing government guidance," says Sophie Vanhegan.

Many of the virus-related reports involved a lack of personal protective equipment and nonobservance of government guidance on social distancing, GQ|Littler said.

Employers risk facing claims in cases where a worker is dismissed for refusing to attend work "due to reasonably believing that their workplace puts them in danger," GQ|Littler said.


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