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Why the U.K.’s Whistles Remain Mostly Unblown

• Unlike the U.S., Britain has rejected payments for informants

• “Year after year we’re receiving more high-quality tips”

In April, Barclays Plc said its chief executive officer, Jes Staley, was under investigation for trying to unmask an employee who’d raised ethical concerns about a senior staff member. Although the U.K. Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) says Staley wasn’t successful in identifying the so-called whistleblower, the incident raised questions about Britain’s scant protections for workers who aim to expose wrongdoing on the job—and highlights the

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