Flashcards in Confidential Reporting PN569 Deck (9)
What aspects does this policy cover (5)
Protected Disclosures made under the Public Interest Disclosures Act 1998 (PIDA)
Unauthorised use of public funds; bribery, fraud and corruption
Serious breech of Authorities Polices or failure to adhere to standards of practice
Serious concerns regarding conduct of employees
Serious concern over any aspect regarding the Authority
What does PIDA do for the employee?
Protects them against dismissal, discipline, threats or favourable action
If an employee is dismissed under PIDA what will that constitute as?
Can you report something and withhold your name?
Yes, but it doesn't hold the same weight. A general rule is that you should always use your name
How should you raise a concern?
Normally with your line manager
Which 2 ways can you raise a concern?
Verbally or in writing
What is the maximum about of time that a concern must be acknowledge within?
Who has overall responsibility for the maintenance and operation of this policy?
Head of Legal and Democratic Services