Companies forced to set up whistleblowing channels under new EU law

27th May 2018

The Telegraph reports:  “British companies must set up internal reporting channels to bosses and the media under new EU laws to strengthen whistleblower protection brought forward after the “dieselgate” and Cambridge Analytica scandals.”

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Kim McDonald comments:  UK law relating to whistleblowing is detailed and well advanced offering a good degree of protection for employees who make a protected disclosure.


If and when the new proposed EU legislation becomes law it will affect business with over 50 employees who must have a 3 tiers reporting system which will ultimately strengthen the protection for employees and place a far greater duty of compliance on the employer.