Author Archives: Diane-Laure Delehedde

Why You Need More Than An Anonymous Hotline (And 4 Steps To Help)

Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Google, Uber, Deliveroo, Amazon, Netflix – the list of apps we use in our lives is only growing larger. You can now do just about anything – make a trip, order your dinner, watch a movie, and interact with your friends – without ever speaking with anyone. The internet is the new […]

How To Write A Whistleblowing Policy & Downloadable Template

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Companies are increasingly putting whistleblowing policies and guidelines in place.  It’s a great initiative, but where do you start?  For many organisations, it’s a new process and they are writing a whistleblowing policy for the first time.  Our goal is to help you understand what are the best practices in writing a whistleblowing policy. We’ll […]

Modern Slavery Act Australia: How Anonymous Reporting Helps With Compliance

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In December 2018, the Parliament of Australia passed the Modern Slavery Act. This landmark legislation’s goal is to stop situations where one is forced to work, is controlled by others, treated as a commodity, or have their freedom of movement taken away.  The Act calls on Australian companies to ensure there is no modern slavery […]

6 Benefits Of An Online Whistleblower Platform: Financial Services & Banking

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Financial services was one of the first industries to put whistleblower policies in place. It’s a heavily regulated, high-pressure industry dealing with large sums of money. When misconduct happens its high profile and these reasons created the need for employees to be able to report misconduct.   Many of these whistleblower policies were effective on […]

6 Steps To Make Your Whistleblower Program Truly Anonymous

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The most crucial part of an anonymous whistleblowing program is ensuring it’s “anonymous”. It’s proven that whistleblowers identify misconduct better than internal audits or external reviews. But how do you convince employees that it is truly anonymous?  You can easily say your whistleblower program is anonymous, but many employees need to see and hear more […]

Australia’s Whistleblowing Legislation: 7 Things Businesses Need To Know

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There is pending whistleblower legislation in the Australian Parliament providing for a single whistleblower protection regime. This legislation is similar to those passed in other countries like the US and France. The goal is to provide more protection for whistleblowers by better defining these protections and who is protected. Why should you read this article? […]

Why Is A Multilingual Whistleblower Platform Important?

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While there are over 7,000 languages in the world, over half of the world’s population speaks one of 23 languages as their mother tongue.  23 languages might sound like a small number, but the population they present is close to 4 billion people. So what does this have to do with whistleblowing? First of all, […]

Why The Whistleblower’s Journey Is Important (And How To Improve It)

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When an employee makes a whistleblowing report, it’s a harrowing experience. From deciding to make a report to actually submitting it, the whistleblower’s journey is filled with stress. This uncertainty holds employees back from whistleblowing, which leaves risk and blinds spots in place. As more organisations establish whistleblower policy programs, it’s crucial they think about […]

Planning Your Whistleblower Program: 7 Questions To Ask

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Organisations are increasingly realising they can’t be reactive when it comes to misconduct and unethical behaviour. Whether issues have surfaced, regulation is dictating it, or they are planning ahead, more organisations are taking action. They are now providing the ability for employees, stakeholders, and customers to anonymously report misconduct through their whistleblower program. As you […]

Why Universities Need More Than A Whistleblowing Hotline (And 4 Steps To Help)

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Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Google, Uber, Deliveroo, Amazon, Netflix – the list of apps we use in our lives continues to grow. You can make a trip, order your dinner, watch a movie, and interact with your friends without ever speaking with someone. Students at schools, universities, and colleges throughout the world have grown up with […]