ARE WHISTLEBLOWERS TRULY PROTECTED, MOTIVATED AND REWARDED BY EXISTING LEGAL SYSTEMS?

1. Introduction The COVID-19 pandemic exposed governments to waves of fraud. As the unscrupulous profiteers in Britain and America remorselessly exploit the crisis for illegal gains thereby worsening taxpayers’ woes fraud, everyone in both public and private sectors are morally obligated to blow the whistle under the False Claims Act and similar programs. This action … Continue reading ARE WHISTLEBLOWERS TRULY PROTECTED, MOTIVATED AND REWARDED BY EXISTING LEGAL SYSTEMS?

Auditors, ethical judgement and whistleblowing

AUDITORS, ETHICAL JUDGEMENT AND WHISTLEBLOWING Itsaso Barrainkua and Marcelo Espinosa-Pike[1] examined widespread claims that professionalism among auditors has decreased. The assumption was due to a shift in paradigms and particularly because the global audit market is mostly controlled by profit-seeking individuals, groups and organizations. The book focused on auditors’ commitment to professional ethics, independent enforcement … Continue reading Auditors, ethical judgement and whistleblowing

Circular economy is not the panacea many had hoped for

Photo by Miguel Á. Padriñán on Pexels.com In recent years, the circular economy has become a guiding principle in industrial and environmental policies. But how good is it really? The definition of a circular economy is unclear and lacks substance, according to a team of researchers from Lund University and the Royal Institute of Technology … Continue reading Circular economy is not the panacea many had hoped for

Emirates reacts to the Viral Video of its Air Hostess who was caught pouring back Champagne in a Bottle

Emirates Airlines has been disgraced a few times for bad behaviors from hostesses; one was caught doing pretty bad things in the toilet with a man in 2015, while another was recently caught red-handed while pouring champagne back into a bottle. The yucky incident which occurred last week, was mistakenly recorded by a Russian business … Continue reading Emirates reacts to the Viral Video of its Air Hostess who was caught pouring back Champagne in a Bottle