Department for Business Innovation & Skills

This Guidance from the UK Department for Business Innovation and Skills provides guidance for employers on responsibilities and procedures in regard to whistleblowing. It defines what ‘whistleblowing’ is and how it differs from disclosure or grievance, and outlines what employer’s responsibilities are in regard to whistleblowing. It includes tips on how to develop a whistleblowing policy, how to communicate and promote the policy and procedures, and describes the role of managers in dealing with whistleblowing and disclosures. Lastly, a Code of Practice summarises best practice for employers step-by-step.    

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