Catherine Hobby

Catherine Hobby

Catherine Hobby

Catherine Hobby is s Senior Lecturer in Law in the School of Law and Social Sciences at the University of East London. She specialises in Employment Law and Human Rights and has a particuar interest in Whistleblowing.

An Accident Waiting to Happen: How whistleblowers can help prevent disaster

10 May 2013

By Catherine Hobby, Senior Lecturer, School of Law & Social Sciences, University of East London

The investigation into the collapse of HBOS has provided yet more strong evidence that protection for whistleblowers, and a readiness of employers to listen to their workers, could avert disaster in the future. Unfortunately, the Coalition are moving in the opposite direction.

The Coalition is putting already vulnerable whistleblowers in an even worse situation with its ERR Bill

06 March 2013

By Catherine Hobby, Senior Lecturer, School of Law & Social Sciences, University of East London

The deaths and neglect at Mid-Staffordshire hospitals have revealed the very real risks to the public of preventing whistleblowers from speaking out, but the Coalition's Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill will make employees even less likely to take action when they see dangerous conditions at work.

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