LEGAL & FINANCE : Whistleblowers Are Good; David Liddell, Director, PKF Forensic Services, Looks at the Issue of Whistleblowing
Byline: David Liddell
What is whistleblowing? It's not, as perhaps some managers imagine, just another way for disgruntled employees to complain. On the contrary, whistleblowing can be a vital part of a healthy business.
It is important first of all to note that the person 'blowing the whistle' is usually not affected by the issue to which they are drawing attention.
Far more often, they are simply trying to alert others.
Whistleblowing can protect your company's reputation. If you are a director or senior manager it can save your career - it can keep you out of jail. It can alert you to practices and problems that pose a threat to the public, to …
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Publication information: Article title: LEGAL & FINANCE : Whistleblowers Are Good; David Liddell, Director, PKF Forensic Services, Looks at the Issue of Whistleblowing. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: The Birmingham Post (England). Publication date: May 13, 2005. Page number: 23. © 2009 Birmingham Post & Mail Ltd. COPYRIGHT 2005 Gale Group.
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