The Act on Corporate Due Diligence Obligations in Supply Chains (LKSG) came into force at the beginning of 2023. We also provide a legally compliant and pragmatic solution to this issue.
THE WHISTLEBLOWER SYSTEM WITH LEGAL EXPERTISE: PROFESSIONAL AND CONVENIENT
The easy way to comply with the Whistleblower Protection Act (HinSchG)
Ratisbona Compliance's digital whistleblower system offers potential whistleblowers maximum confidentiality and protects you and your company from reputation damage and high fines.
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THE RATISBONA COMPLIANCE SYSTEM
We keep it simple – for you as a business enterprise as well as for whistleblowers. Therefore the Ratisbona Compliance system implements the requirements of the Whistleblower Protection Act (HinSchG) without unnecessary complexity.
INTERNAL REPORTING CHANNEL
Companies with more than 249 employees and public employers are obliged to set up a reporting office through which whistleblowers can report violations of the law. The information must be able to be given both in writing and orally. To companies with 50 or more employees, the HinSchG applies from December 17, 2023.
ANONYMOUS AND CONFIDENTIAL
The identity of the whistleblower and the persons or group of persons who are the subject of the report must be protected.
GUIDELINES FOR THE PROCESSING PROCEDURE
The processing of a notification follows the legal requirements:
- Confirmation of notification receipt after seven days at the latest
- Verification of the report
- Ensuring the possibility of continuous anonymous communication
- Taking appropriate measures regarding the content of the report
- Feedback from the person processing the report to the whistleblower within three months
COMPETENT AND INDEPENDENT
The person who receives notices for the company requires legal expertise and has to be independent. He or she must not have any conflict of interest with any other task in the company that he or she is engaged to perform. In addition, the person appointed must regularly attend specialist training courses.
WE COVER YOUR BACK!
With Ratisbona Compliance at your side, you can implement the Whistleblower Protection Act (HinSchG) in a legally compliant, secure and uncomplicated way. Our whistleblower system with legal expertise offers maximum protection for you, your organization, your employees, customers and business partners.
In this way, we cover your back so that you can concentrate on your core business. Our experts communicate with whistleblowers in absolute confidence. All reporting, notification and auditing obligations are handled by us. If the examination of the facts at issue reveals a relevant violation according to the HinSchG, we will contact you.