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Raising Concerns in the Workplace: Guidance for employers, social service workers and social work students
This guidance explains the difference between raising a concern and whistleblowing and when a person raising a concern qualifies for legal protection under whistleblowing law. The section for employers and managers gives guidance about how to deal with concerns and indicates what kind of culture, systems and processes should be in place to help staff speak up. The authors note that this guidance is intended to be read in connection with any workplace policies and procedures in place.