10-30.11.00 // Registration
11-00.11.15 // Welcome
Giles Newman, EMEA Managing Director, NAVEX Global
11.15-11.30 // Protecting Those Who Speak Up
The Rt. Hon. Baroness Susan Kramer, Chair, All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Whistleblowing
11.30-12.45 // Panel Session: Insights from the APPG for Whistleblowing
Hosted by: The Rt. Hon. Baroness Susan Kramer, Chair, APPG for Whistleblowing
Panelists: Zelda Perkins, former assistant to Harvey Weinstein // Dr. Raj Matthu, Former NHS Whistleblower // Alan Spiers, Asst. Chief Constable, Police Scotland // Georgina Halford-Hall, CEO, Whistleblowers UK // Andy Verity, Senior Economics Correspondent, BBC
The All Parliamentary Party Group for Whistleblowing (APPG) is currently advising the UK Parliament on how government can establish better protections for whistleblowers. Hear from a diverse panel including senior APPG members, former whistleblowers and whistleblowing advocates that together are informing the policy makers and establishing the recommendations made to Parliament. The panel will highlight their individual experiences, discuss the common issues that whistleblowers face when they speak up, and provide insights into what happens when whistleblowing reporting goes wrong.
12.45-13.45 // Lunch
13.45-14.30 // The ROI of Whistleblowing: Research findings from the NAVEX Global Database
NAVEX Global and guests
Using insights from the world’s largest database of workplace whistleblowing reports, experts from NAVEX Global will present findings from independent research conducted by George Washington University that demonstrates the link between increased use of whistleblowing hotline systems and improved financial performance. Discover the latest workplace whistleblowing benchmarks and find out whether your company has a healthy level of engagement.
14.30-15.30 // Making Whistleblowing Work: How to Manage an Effective Speak Up Programme
Hosted by: Richard Young, Editor
Andy Noble, Royal Bank of Scotland Group // Charlotte Drake, Aviva plc // TBC
Building a successful workplace whistleblowing programme can be fraught with challenges – particularly if your existing channels aren’t well-known or well-trusted. In this session, you will hear best practice guidance from the programme owners within leading UK companies. They will share their experience of launching a programme, building awareness and improving performance – and provide advice on how to avoid some of the most common programme pitfalls.
15.30-16.00 // Refreshments
16:00-16.30 // Closing Keynote: A Whistleblowing Programme Case Study (TBC)
16.30-16.45 // Thank You and Close
16.45-18.00 // Join us for Networking Drinks