Blockchain and whistle blowers

A whistleblower is a person who comes forward and shares his/her knowledge on any wrongdoing which he/she thinks is happening in the whole organisation or in a specific department. A whistleblower could be an employee, contractor, or a supplier who becomes aware of any illegal activities. To protect whistleblowers from losing their job or getting mistreated there are specific laws. Most companies have a separate policy which clearly states how…

Managing whistleblower events

When an organisation faces whistleblower allegations, early and decisive action is crucial. That way allegations can be appropriately handled, wrongdoing can be addressed and steps can be taken to protect the company’s reputation. Very often the finance group is only one of a number of departments involved in responding to a whistleblower event – IT, compliance and legal will play a key part and very often external experts will be…