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Alternatively, if you would like advice about a whistleblowing concern you have, please ring our Whistleblowing Advice Line on 020 7404 6609.
- What is whistleblowing?
- Why should I blow the whistle?
- What is the difference between making a complaint and blowing the whistle?
- Isn't a whistleblower a snitch / grass / tattle-tale / rat ?
- How do I blow the whistle?
- How can Public Concern at Work help me blow the whistle?
- Will Public Concern at Work tell my employer anything about my concerns or reveal my identity to my employer?
- Should I blow the whistle anonymously?
- What is the difference between anonymity and confidentiality?
- Does the Public Interest Disclosure Act require an employer to keep a whistleblower's identity secret?
- Don't all whistleblowers get fired?
- Do whistleblowers have legal protection?
- Will I be legally liable if I do not blow the whistle?
- Does the Public Interest Disclosure Act say that a worker must raise a concern about possible wrongdoing with their employer in the first instance?
- Does a gagging clause in my contract of employment prevent me from blowing the whistle?
- Does the Public Interest Disclosure Act require an employer to have a whistleblowing policy?
- I do not live in the United Kingdom, where can I get advice and information on whistleblowing?