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Whistleblowing is on the rise – which is a good thing

Whistle-blowing is on the up… Companies now have an added incentive to keep their health and safety systems in order after the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) announced a 70% surge in complaints from whistle-blowers. Following a Freedom of Information request, the HSE disclosed that more than 4000 inspections had been carried out in the… Read the Full Post

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Whistle-blowers and site Health and Safety

The case of 74 year-old Mike Abbott has made headlines in his native Liverpool recently because of problems he found securing work over the previous 50 years. Abbott, a builder by trade, discovered that for over 50 years he has been ‘blacklisted’ by firms, ostensibly because of his trade union activities. Abbott claims that there… Read the Full Post

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