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Case Studies

If you want to read about cases from our advice line demonstrating the types of wrongdoing our callers are worried about, our advice and how the Public Interest Disclosure Act works, take a look at the cases below:

ALERTING A THIRD PARTY

Where a worker reasonably suspects malpractice (inc.a crime), he will be protected from…

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SEXUAL ABUSE

Judith Jones is the deputy matron at Denison House, a small private nursing home in Selby,Yorkshire…

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INVOLVING A REGULATOR

Ian worked as a safety inspector at an amusement park. He was responsible for maintaining one of…

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FRAUD IN A CHARITY

Maz was a manager for a large company that serviced equipment in the homes of a national charity.…

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FOOD SAFETY

John worked in quality control at an abattoir and factory dealing mainly with pork. John was…

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FRAUD IN THE NHS

Tim coordinated training for an NHS Trust. He was concerned that his boss was hiring a friend of…

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COMPANY BEHAVING BADLY

Jo was an award-winning manager for a well known food chain. She enjoyed her work and valued the…

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THEFT IN A CARE HOME

FA worked as a care assistant in an old people’s home. He and some of his colleagues were worried t…

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FRAUD IN A FAMILY COMPANY

JM was the personnel manager for a successful family-run engineering firm. To help with its…

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