In Whose Interest is it Anyway?

The Public Interest Disclosure Act (PIDA) 1998 was introduced to provide protection to workers who disclosed wrongdoing within the workplace. In its original form, oddly given the Act’s title, the disclosure of wrongdoing did not have to be in the public interest. This led to the situation where a worker could gain protection under PIDA […]

Don’t Get A Criminal Record

If you are an employer in, for example, the care, education or health sectors, you will need to know if prospective employees have convictions, spent or unspent, before they can be allowed to work with children or vulnerable adults in a regulated activity. At present there is a legal process in place which allows employers […]