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1

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

2

What does PIDA do for the employee?

Protects them against dismissal, discipline, threats or favourable action

3

If an employee is dismissed under PIDA what will that constitute as?

Unfair dismissal

4

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

5

How should you raise a concern?

Normally with your line manager

6

Which 2 ways can you raise a concern?

Verbally or in writing

7

What is the maximum about of time that a concern must be acknowledge within?

10 days

8

Who has overall responsibility for the maintenance and operation of this policy?

Head of Legal and Democratic Services

9

What is the maximum response time an informant must recieve a letter of receipt by?

10 days

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