We recognise that from time to time, our members may become
concerned about something they see or hear at work. Some concerns
could be relatively minor concerns about poor behaviour, while
others might involve more serious concerns about wrongdoing.
Knowing how best to raise those more serious concerns is
important. That is why the CII has prepared a member's guide to
whistleblowing. It explains whistleblowing and the law and
regulations connected with it, as well as what to weigh up when
preparing to blow the whistle.
about your concerns: information for CII members who want to blow
the whistle »
The main guide is supported by two others, one for supervisors
and managers on how best to respond to someone blowing the whistle
to them, and another for directors with responsibilities for their
firm's whistleblowing programme.
This guidance has been updated in 2016 to take into account
changes made by the Financial Conduct Authority to how they handle
How to manage
a whistleblower: a 6 point plan for CII members »
Ensuring your firm
has effective whistleblowing arrangements »
Is it Whistleblowing or a Complaint?
|Someone making a complaint has
a vested interest in the issue they're complaining about. Someone
blowing the whistle usually has no direct, personal interest in the
dangerous or illegal behaviour they're raising.
Complaints against Members