Whistleblowers contact the KPMG Ethics Line via any of the following:
2. Email: email@example.com
KPMG Ethics Line
Bishop Aboyade Cole Street
Victoria Island, Lagos.
4. Weblink: Click HERE to access our weblink.
Details to Provide When Reporting
Whistleblowers are encouraged to provide full details in respect of the violation. Such details should include:
What to Expect After Reporting
After making a report via telephone or email, the whistleblower is provided with a unique reference number for easy of identification during subsequent interactions with KPMG Ethics Line concerning the reported complaint.
Where the complaint is raised via e-mail and weblink, KPMG Ethics Line will communicate the client’s feedback as soon as it receives one.
KPMG Ethics Line cannot contact whistleblowers who make complaints via telephone as we have no access to whistleblowers numbers. Therefore, such whistleblowers are expected to call the KPMG Ethics Line to obtain feedback on their complaints.
Why People do not report or blow the whistle?
Fear of victimisation: People are often discouraged about reporting misconduct in organization because they fear for their jobs and possibly their lives. The fear of being exposed as the whistleblower who reported an issue discourages people from coming forward to make reports. Therefore, an effective whistleblowing mechanism will ensure that the identity of a whistleblower is protected.
Prevalence of the misconduct: Regular occurrence of a misconduct tends to give stakeholders the impression that misconduct is permissible in the organization. Hence, there is a need for a whistleblowing service that will constantly create awareness to the stakeholders of the organization on the necessity to report all misconduct, irrespective of the prevalence of such misconduct.
Processes for reporting (or the lack thereof): An inadequate reporting system or lack thereof discourages stakeholders from coming forward to report issues and incidents. Thus, the need for an independent whistleblowing service that: