University College Cork Protected Disclosures Report
1 October 2019 to 30 September 2020
Prepared by: Office of Corporate and Legal Affairs, University College Cork
Context: The Protected Disclosures Act 2014 requires public bodies to prepare and publish a report before the 30 June in each year confirming the number of protected disclosures made to the relevant public body in the preceding year and the action taken in response to the protected disclosure.
One disclosure was received in the 2019/20 financial year, relating to an academic matter, however, this disclosure was withdrawn by the discloser.
Two protected disclosures received in previous years are still under review/pending (received 2.10.2017 and 26.8.2017 respectively). One related to research matters and a second related to employment and other matters.