All employees, external and internal, are encouraged to raise genuine concerns about possible improprieties in matters of financial reporting and other malpractices at the earliest opportunity, and in an appropriate manner.
The whistleblowing (anonymous) reporting form is open to any internal or external employees, former employees and third parties such as suppliers and contractors.
This policy is designed to:
This policy not only covers possible improprieties in matters of financial reporting, but also:
We will ensure no one will be at risk as a result of raising a concern even if they are mistaken. This also applies to those who have assisted with the report, such as the advisor in confidence and concerned colleagues. We do not however extend this assurance to someone who maliciously raises a matter they know to be untrue.
Any (internal or external) employee, former employee or third party, who believes reasonably and in good faith that malpractice exists within the workplace of Parakar, he/she/they/them should report this immediately to their manager.
If for any reason they are reluctant to report the malpractice to their manager, they can report their concerns to:
These people have the duty of confidentiality.
Any person filing a report, hereinafter is referred to as “Whistleblower”.
Whistleblowers concerned about speaking to another member of staff can report anonymously via the link below. Internal employees can also report via their Personio-dashboard.
In this case their concerns will be reported to the Company without revealing their identity.
If these channels have been followed and the Whistleblower still has concerns, or if the Whistleblower feels the matter is so serious that it cannot be discussed with any of the people above, they can contact Parakar’s Founder/CEO.
For the avoidance of doubt, if the Whistleblower prefers to report a concern immediately via the link on Parakar’s website or Personio without speaking to the above channels, we give him/her/they that possibility.
The Whistleblower also has the opportunity to seek advice, or file a report of a concern with the Dutch Whistleblowers Authority (“Huis voor Klokkenluiders”).Report
The Whistleblower who has reported their concerns, will be informed within 2 working days of the following:
We will give as much feedback as we can without any infringement of the duty of confidence owed by us to someone else.
The timeline for the final decision depends on the circumstances of the case. However, the Whistleblower will receive a status of the complaint every 10 days.
Parakar will inform the Whistleblower of the results of the investigation, even if the company decides not to take further actions.
The Whistleblower’s identity will not be disclosed without prior consent. Where concerns are unable to be resolved without revealing their identity, e.g. if their evidence is required, Parakar will enter into a dialogue with Whistleblower concerned as to whether and how we can proceed.