This little bill
A new bill drawn from the member’s ballot box last month could see a shift in directors' duties.
The Protected Disclosures (Protection of Whistleblowers) Bill replaces the Protected Disclosures Act 2000 and is intended to strengthen protection for whistleblowers. The Bill:
The government has signalled that this is the first of two phases in strengthening the regime. The Bill is at its 2nd reading. The Select Committee recommended that the Bill be passed with minor amendments, and it is expected to be in force from 1 July 2021.
For more, see our submission on the review of the Act.