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Whistleblowing Commission Press

If you are a member of the press and would like to speak to us, please contact Shonali Routray or Francesca West on 020 3117 2520 or after 6pm on 07969 054 930 or 07815 898 822. Alternatively you can email on or Please see below for press coverage, releases and background briefings.

Media coverage

PCaW Youtube Account - Radio and TV interviews

Call for better protection for whistleblowers

The Telegraph, 27 November 2013

Whistleblowers are a 'barometer' of work culture, 27 November 2013

Time to review whistleblowing arrangements

BBC 5 Live, 27 November 2013 (at 6 minutes)

'Code of practice' for whistleblowing gets union backing, 27 November 2013

Law ‘failing to protect’ whistleblowers

Financial Times, 27 November 2013

Whistleblower Michael Woodford backs legal protection calls

Sky News, 27 November 2013

Public accountability: it's not only banks that need closer scrutiny 

The Observer, 24 November 2013

Lessons in transparency for the UK government

The Guardian, 22 November 2013

Speaking Up For Speaking Out - Seth Freedman (coverage of the launch of the consultation)

Huffington Post, 14 May 2013

No safe passage for whistleblowers (coverage of the launch of the consultation)

Civil Service World, 15 April 2013

Whistleblowing Update: PCAW launches independent Whistleblowing Commission

TLT Solicitors, April 2013

Whistleblowing charity seeks evidence on effectiveness of current law

Out-law Blog, 15 April 2013

Public Concern at Work Whistleblowing Consultation Document

Chains CIC, 7 April 2013

Whistleblowing Commission launches public consultation

HR Review, 27 March 2013

Michael Woodford, Whistleblowing Commissioner, speaks to PM on Radio 4

BBC Radio 4, 27 March 2013 (listen at 41 minutes, 43 seconds)

Body hunts ways to ease whistleblowing (coverage of the launch of the consultation)

The Financial Times, 27 March 2013

Our Chief Executive, Cathy James, appears on BBC Breakfast to announce the launch of our public consultation

BBC 1, 27 March 2013

Whistle while you work, and after – an update on whistleblowing

Employment 101 blog, 25 February 2013

Public Concern at Work sets up Whistleblowing Commission

Xpert HR Blog, 21 February 2013

Chair, Carol Sergeant, spoke toRadio 4's Today programme about the launch of our Whistleblowing Commission.

BBC Radio 4, 19 February 2013

Whistleblowing Commission set up by Public Concern at Work

Commercial Law Blog, 26 February 2013

Charity launches commission on whistleblowing

Nursing Times, 19 February

Whistleblowing doctors 'fear for their careers'

The Telegraph, 19 February 2013

Press releases and briefings

PCaW press release: Whistleblowing Commission report published

27 November 2013

PCaW press release: Whistleblowing Commission launch public consultation

27 March 2013 

PCaW press release: launch of the Whistleblowing Commission

19 February 2013

PCaW newsletter: UK Government extends whistleblowing protection

22 February 2013