24 February 2023

Introduction to case studies

In this Appendix, we look at some scenarios that might arise for public sector agencies or staff and provide guidance about the matters that should be considered.

Agency case studies

Staff case studies

Advertising and publicity – short case studies

The scenarios are intended to show the range of situations that can occur and the issues that might need to be considered in assessing their seriousness and deciding how to manage them. They are examples, not rules. In reality, sometimes a small difference in context or detail can make a critical difference. Agencies and staff will have to use their own judgement.