News and Blog: 2019
Whistleblowing v Service Complaints: What’s the difference?
Whistleblowing is a word that is sometimes used interchangeably with the word complaint – but the act of whistleblowing and making a complaint are two separate things.Continue reading
What can’t I make a Service Complaint about?
The Service Complaints system is a workplace grievance system for members of the UK Armed Forces. In broad terms, if a Service person has been wronged in their Service life, while they were subject to Service law, they can make a Service complaint. But there are limits to what can be the subject of a […]Continue reading
Anti-Bullying Week: A View from the Service Complaints Ombudsman for the Armed Forces
This year, the Ministry of Defence invited the Ombudsman to write a piece for anti-bullying week. The Ombudsman has decided also to share that piece on our blog.Continue reading
Black history: not just an issue to be discussed in October
This month, our blog is being written by Dr Vivienne Connell-Hall. One of our Senior Investigators, Vivienne has extensive experience in diversity matters and is a part-time lecturer at London Goldsmith University.Continue reading
World Mental Health Day 2019 – Promoting positive attitudes towards mental health
The 10th October is World Mental Health Day (WMHD), a day dedicated to mental health education across the globe in order to eradicate the stigma surrounding mental health.Continue reading