Media And Legal Help For Whistleblowers
We specialise in dealing with whistleblowers who want to discreetly disclose information to the media or find legal representation.
Whistleblower.co.uk allows people to have the option of confidentially selling stories to the press while retaining their anonymity- or we can separately help find you legal representation from specialist whistleblower lawyers.
Our links with the legal profession means that we can help bring you the best possible solutions with a joint media and legal strategy. We specialise in exposing corporate fraud.
We are also experts in helping whistleblowers find financial compensation where possible.
Whether you are a politician, citizen journalist or members of the public wanting to blow the whistle to expose injustice or wrong-doing, we are here to help.
Daily Mirror newspaper - February 2021
We were contacted by a whistleblowing constituent of Housing Minister Robert Jenrick MP who had overclaimed his mileage expenses.
A five month investigation decided that he had double-claimed for a trip to London from his constituency in Newark when he was reimbursed for both his petrol expenses and a train ticket.
The story ran in the Daily Mirror newspaper. The whistleblower was unhappy about how long the probe had taken although it was deemed a 'genuine mistake'
Sunday Times newspaper - August 2020
We were contacted by sources raising concerns around Tory backers getting multi-million pound PPE deals.
Our information was passed to The Sunday Times who launched an investigation and ran the article on page 2.
We are keen to hear from more whistleblowers about Government contracts given out in the wake of the Covid-19 outbreak.
Sunday Times newspaper - July 2020
A whistleblower contacted us to reveal that the luxury retail store Harvey Nichols was planning for a round of redundancies.
We placed the story in the Sunday Times business section.
Daily Mirror newspaper - October 2019
This front page story helped exposed alleged working conditions in a warehouse at shopping giant Amazon.
A whistleblower contacted us because he was appalled by the way workers were treated when he was employed there.
We put the whistleblower in touch with the Daily Mirror newspaper who set up an investigation and ran the story on its front page.
National Media - May 2019
We were contacted by a rape victim who wanted to anonymously tell the story of how she successfully sued her attacker.
The brave whistleblower wanted to alert other victims about the option of suing rapists.
She also wanted to make people aware of who her attacker was so that they would know what he is capable of.
Daily Mail Newspaper - May 2019
We were leaked a video which revealed horrendous levels of bullying at the nuclear power plant at Sellafield.
A whistleblower wanted to highlight that not only was this bullying culture appalling for staff but that it led to safety concerns to have disaffected people with mental health problems working at the site.
We launched an investigation alongside the Daily Mail newspaper and together found more whistleblowers who confirmed the disturbing story.
Sunday Mirror newspaper - February 2019
A whistleblower contacted us to expose expensive boozing session at the part tax-payer owned bank, RBS.
Three members of staff are said to have spent thousands of pounds on lavish away days at the expense of the bank.
The Sunday Mirror investigated the story and ran a piece which detailed how there was a ‘Prosecco trolley’ to reward staff.
An internal investigation is underway and two employees are currently suspended while a third person has resigned.
National Media - August 2018
A whistleblower contacted us to expose allegations of waterboarding by army training cadets.
The incident is said to have occured at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst.
We exposed the story in the national media. Our source retained their anonymity.
Daily Mail newspaper - June 2018
A whistleblower revealed how little of the money given to people collecting for charity in the street actually goes to the good cause.
Our source wanted to expose how very often the first year's worth of donation actually goes to the marketing company.
We helped the Daily Mail newspaper run an exclusive investigation to expose the bad practice.
National Newspapers - February 2018
A whistleblower contacted us to ask us for help to expose the dangerous unintended consequences of a recent decision to strike off a doctor.
As a result of the General Medical Council's decision, junior doctors are now not noting down mistakes during medical procedures in case it leads them to being prosecuted and sanctioned.
The whistleblower said this causes huge dangers as it's through this self-reporting admissions that medical procedures and safety standards are improved.
Daily Mail newspaper - January 2018
A whistleblower contacted us anonymously to expose how firefighters were being used to attend medical emergencies.
The source was concerned that it left fire stations undermanned and that firefighters only had limited training.
We helped place the story on the front page of the Daily Mail newspaper.
The Sun Newspaper - May 2016
Our publicist teamed up a Facebook group who had raised serious concerns about Vauxhall Zafira fires with The Sun newspaper.
Using the information gathered through the Facebook group and hiring an investigator, The Sun ran an investigation that led to a safety recall of more than 230,000 cars.