Whistleblowing

Understand your rights?
Understand your rights?

Since the financial crisis whistleblowing has become front-page news.

Treating Customer Fairly
Treating Customer Fairly

Media headlines cover topics such as treating customers fairly.

Data Security
Data Security

Media headlines cover topics such as treating Data Security

Understand your obligations?
Understand your obligations?

Since the financial crisis whistleblowing has become front-page news.

COURSE OVERVIEW

In this course you will learn about what whistleblowing is

Do you understand your rights and obligations?

Since the financial crisis whistleblowing has become front-page news on topics such as data security and treating customers fairly. It is therefore vital that firms and their staff are aware of their rights and obligations.

In this course you will learn about what whistleblowing is and its important role in helping to improve the financial sector; how to adhere to the relevant whistleblowing regulations, and what the consequences of non-compliance are for individuals and firms.

This course has been designed to help people understand whistleblowing using case studies and real-life examples. Learners will be assessed on their knowledge and understanding through a test at the end of the course.

Adjustments can be made to suit the needs of your company – please contact us for more information.

This course is split into four parts:

Part 1 – Introduces the concept of whistleblowing and explains why it is so important. The Public Interest Disclosure Act is explored in detail, alongside relevant financial regulations.

Part 2 – Explains what firms need to do to adhere to the regulations, including outlining the role of the Whistleblowers’ Champion. It then details when and how employees should raise a genuine concern in order to be protected by PIDA.

Part 3 – Focuses on what happens if firms or their staff do not abide by Whistleblowing regulations. A recent high-profile case is used as an example.

Part 4 – Contains a multiple-choice knowledge test based on the course content.

Course duration: this course should take around 40 minutes to complete. Learners can bookmark their progress before exiting the course and resume from that point.

Continuous Professional Development

This course is CPD Certified and counts as 40 minutes towards a learner’s annual CPD total

 

COURSE PARTS

This course is split into 4 parts:

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Part 1

Introduces the concept of whistleblowing and explains why it is so important. The Public Interest Disclosure Act is explored in detail, alongside relevant financial regulations.

2
Part 2

Explains what firms need to do to adhere to the regulations, including outlining the role of the Whistleblowers’ Champion. It then details when and how employees should raise a genuine concern in order to be protected by PIDA.

3
Part 3

Focuses on what happens if firms or their staff do not abide by Whistleblowing regulations. A recent high-profile case is used as an example.

4
Part 4

Contains a multiple-choice knowledge test based on the course content.

COURSE FEATURES

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Translation available
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WCAG version available
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Podcast
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Add your own photography and policies
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Customisation available, with bespoke scenarios
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Downloadable workbook
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Smartphone version
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End of course certificate
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CPD certified
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Sector specific versions available

What You Say

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University of Sussex

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