IAW Online Conference 2021

As the EU Whistleblowing Directive is transposed into law throughout the European Union, this year’s Integrity at Work Online Conference will look at the practical implications for employers in implementing the Directive and the amended Protected Disclosures legislation in Ireland; discuss the importance of whistleblowing in highlighting risks within organisations; explore the experiences of employers in dealing with … Read more

Integrity at Work Forum – Managing Protected Disclosures

The second Integrity at Work Forum of 2021 will take place as a webinar on 2 June from 9am – 11.15am. The Forum will provide employers with best practice guidance on managing protected disclosures. We are pleased to welcome David O’ Brien, Manager of the Protected Disclosures Desk at the Central Bank of Ireland and … Read more

Integrity at Work Forum – Getting Ready for the EU Whistleblowing Directive

The next Integrity at Work Forum will take place on 13 April from 9am – 11am. This webinar will inform employers and regulators about the requirements of the EU Whistleblowing Directive which will be transposed into Irish law this year. We are pleased to welcome Kevin Langford, Employment Law Partner at Arthur Cox and Dr Vigjilenca Abazi, Assistant Professor … Read more

The True Cost of Whistleblowing

Many of us are aware of the experiences of high-profile whistleblowers such as Maurice McCabe, but what is the actual cost of speaking out? And who pays it? This article from RTÉ Brainstorm reveals the financial impact of whistleblowing for workers and society at large. Authors: Kate Kenny, Professor of Business and Society, NUI Galway; … Read more

Whistleblowing and Protected Disclosures – Preparing for the EU Whistleblowing Directive, 27 April 2021

As part of the Integrity at Work initiative, Transparency International (TI) Ireland is holding an online workshop for government departments, and organisations defined as ‘prescribed persons’ under the Protected Disclosures Act 2014 (PDA). This half-day session will inform participants about their responsibilities under the PDA; outline the recommendations of the EU Whistleblowing Directive which will … Read more

Submission on the transposition of the EU Whistleblowing Directive

The EU Whistleblowing Directive will be transposed into Irish law by December 2021. Transparency International Ireland shared its views with the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform as part of a submission to a public consultation on the transposition of the Directive. The submission responds to ten questions posed by the Department in respect of … Read more