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Whistle-Blowing Seminar - 4 Oct 2011, University of Greenwich, London, UK
Posted by: BusinessSchoolEvents 15 September, 2011 10:42

Speak Up Procedures Seminar:
Challenges and Opportunities of Internal Whistle-Blowing Procedures

Dear Colleague,
Internal speak up procedures are now officially ‘good practice’ in risk management, as well as in ethics and compliance policies. They are increasingly prescribed as good practice in corporate governance models, and are mentioned in regulatory initiatives such as public interest Disclosure Act and the new Bribery Act.
What to do and what not to do when setting up and running a speak-up procedure in your organization? Get expert accounts and advice on compliance management, employment law, whistle-blowing advice, ethics and academic research.
This seminar offers participants insights into:
 Practice and theory of designing
 Implementing
 Managing speak-up procedures.
This will be useful to anyone involved in designing, implementing, or monitoring internal speak-up or whistle-blowing procedures – at any level of management (line management, audit departments, HR, members of boards of directors) and in any kind of organization (business, government, NGO).

Speakers:
Prof.Dr. Dave Lewis, Professor Employment Law, Middlesex University: ‘Recent developments in law and practice with some predictions for the future'
Cathy James, Chief Executive, Public Concern at Work: ‘What to do and what not to do with internal whistle-blowing procedures’
John Garred, Member of Siemens UK Executive Management Board and Compliance coordinator, North West Europe cluster: ‘Challenges and Opportunities in setting up a Speak-Up procedure’
Dr Wim Vandekerckhove, Senior Lecturer in Organizational Behaviour, University of Greenwich: ‘What research tells us about managing whistle-blowing?’

When: Tuesday 4 October 2011 (half day).
Where: Hamilton House, hosted near Greenwich Campus, an historic World Heritage Site on the banks of the River Thames.
Visit the conference website: www.gre.ac.uk/whistleblowing for further information about the programme, venue, and how to register.
We look forward to welcoming you at the conference.

On behalf of Dr Wim Vandekerckhove,
Senior Lecturer in Organisational Behaviour,
University of Greenwich Business School



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