Internal investigation of alleged corporate misconduct

Internal investigation with Vinge law firm.

What is the best practice for managing whistleblowing reports? In this guest post, Tove Tullberg from the law firm Vinge in Stockholm, Sweden, will discuss how to properly perform an internal investigation of alleged corporate misconduct. With a total of 500 colleagues at their offices in Stockholm, Gothenburg, Malmö, Helsingborg and Brussels, Vinge is a […]

6 tips for creating a good whistleblower policy 

creating a whistleblower policy

Today, most people would agree that creating a whistleblower policy is an important part of internal control systems, ethics, and compliance within an organisation. The new EU Whistleblowing Directive and subsequent national whistleblower laws, have further accelerated the progress as they outline requirements for implementing secure and anonymous whistleblower channels. The goal for companies is […]

Secure your company in 8 easy steps – Part two 

Secure your company in 8 easy steps.

We read it in the newspapers all the time: Corruption, bribes and scandals. Still, we think “that will never happen to us”. But how can you be so sure? In this two-article mini-series, we will help you secure your company and protect your business from different types of scandals. Here is part 2.  If you […]

Secure your company in 8 easy steps – Part one 

Secure your company.

We read it in the newspapers all the time: Corruption, bribes and scandals. Still, we think “that will never happen to us”. But how can you be so sure? In this two–part mini-series, we will help you secure your company and protect your business from different types of scandals. Here is part 1.  Corruption and […]

Implementing a whistleblower system: Our 6 best tips 

Implementing a whistleblower system

An internal reporting system should be safe for the whistleblower to use, ensure confidentiality, and help you manage whistleblower reports securely and efficiently. Read our 6 tips for implementing a whistleblower system, that meet all the requirements of the EU Whistleblowing Directive.  In this article, we will take a closer look at:  What is a […]

The advantages of whistleblowing

Advantages of whistleblowing

Whistleblowing has been in the spotlight for the past decade and many organisations are shifting towards integrating clearly defined policies and systems. So what are the advantages of whistleblowing and why has it become so important? What do we mean by whistleblowing? When we think of whistleblowing we tend to think of large-scale scandals like […]

Whistleblowing glossary – Part 2

Implementing a whistleblower system

Fraud, corruption, business ethics, and even hotlines, just some of the words we hear when discussing the subject of whistleblowing and whistleblower systems. But what do they all mean?   Find out in this glossary which addresses the most common terms and practices associated with whistleblowing.   This is part two of our glossary, you can […]

Whistleblowing glossary – Part 1 

Implementing a whistleblower system

Fraud, corruption, business ethics, and even hotlines, just some of the words we hear when discussing the subject of whistleblowing and whistleblowing systems. But what do they all mean?   Find out in this glossary which addresses the most common terms and practices associated with whistleblowing.     This is part one of our glossary, you can […]

What does the new whistleblower law mean to you?

What does the whistleblower law mean to you?

The EU Whistleblowing Directive came into effect on 17th December 2021. It requires all EU member states to transpose the Directive into national law. So what does this new whistleblower law mean to you? In this guide we’ll cover What the purpose of the Directive is Who the whistleblower law applies to Who is protected […]

How to help employees understand your whistleblowing policy

Help employees understand your whistleblowing policy.

Give employees more confidence to make a report by providing them with as much relevant information as possible about how your whistleblowing process works. Create a whistleblowing policy and guide them from what happens before they make a report all the way to what happens if the case goes to an investigation. There is a […]