Whistleblower Act will cost small firms and public bodies'

Smaller companies and public bodies need to pay particular attention to the changes in the new whistleblower law, a KPMG corporate fraud expert has warned.

20th July, 2014

Smaller companies and public bodies need to pay particular attention to the changes in the new whistleblower law, a KPMG corporate fraud expert has warned.

The Protected Disclosures Act 2014, which shields workers from being penalised for exposing possible white collar crime at work, became law last week.

It affects small businesses most in that the vast majority don’t have measures in place to deal with whistleblowing the way large companies do, Deirdre Carwood, a KPMG...

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