The Art of Investigating Whistleblowing Claims in Ireland

Posted in : Webinar Recordings on 4 April 2019 Issues covered:

Investigating complaints of protected disclosures (whistleblowing) are trickier and riskier than ‘ordinary’ workplace investigations. They use many of the same skills but there are several potential traps, such as those concerning the anonymity of the whistleblower, and the cost of getting it wrong could be sizeable – an award of up to five years’ remuneration for the detriment of dismissal. And that’s before we start on the damaging publicity that could result from a whistleblowing claim. In certain regulated sectors, employees are required by law to blow the whistle on wrong-doing in their employment.

Liam Ennis is an expert in whistleblowing and their investigation.

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