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More than one in four UK employees (over 9 million people) have been furloughed during the course of the Government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (the Scheme). HMRC considers that as much as £3.5 billion has been paid out in wrong or fraudulent claims and it has received over 20,000 reports of fraudulent furlough claims from

The Whistleblowers’ Champion will be on the front line of compliance in regulated firms. They will have responsibility for ensuring that there is an effective whistleblowing process in place, for reporting to the board on whistleblowing matters and, in some cases, will be required to step-in to ensure that whistleblowers are dealt with in an