Whistleblower Protection in the UK and USA on COVID-19

1.       Introduction Whistleblowing is central to achieving good corporate governance within a political system[1]. This explains why countries need reliable mechanisms for identifying and correcting unethical and unlawful practices in organisations. But every action is open to a reaction so it is a common occurrence for organisations to retaliate against whistleblowers. Evidence-based reports from Whistleblower … Continue reading Whistleblower Protection in the UK and USA on COVID-19

A Comparative Analysis of Whistleblower Protection Trends in the UK and USA since COVID-19

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 A Comparative Analysis of Whistleblower Protection Trends in the UK and USA since COVID-19

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Whistleblower Protection and COVID-19

The pivotal role of accountability and transparency in building and maintaining public trust in organizations is indisputable. How the Chinese government and World Health Organization (WHO) undermined public health at the initial and peak stage of COVID-19 pandemic, and consequential global spread of the deadly virus, buttress this assertion. Good corporate governance therefore lends credence, … Continue reading Whistleblower Protection and COVID-19