Whistleblowing Policy

Whistleblowing Policy

 

The Whistleblowing Policy provides a platform for partners, suppliers and the members of public to report on observed improprieties that involve Singapore Turf Club (STC) staff and/or its partner(s)/supplier(s). STC treats all feedback/complaints seriously and will investigate when there is a need to do so. The STC Audit and Risk Sub-Committee will review all investigation reports and take necessary actions.

 

Reporting Channels

1.     Vice President, Corporate Planning & Human Resource

       Singapore Turf Club

       DID: 6879 1650

       Email: AuPohYee@turfclub.com.sg

 

2.     President & Chief Executive

        Singapore Turf Club

        DID: 6879 1025

        Email: IreneLim@turfclub.com.sg

 

3.     Senior Director, Group Internal Audit

        Tote Board

        DID: 6216 6505

        Email: whistleblow@turfclub.com.sg

 

The whistle blower may also address his/her concerns to:

4.     Chairman, Audit and Risk Sub-Committee

        Email: fonghengboo@turfclub.com.sg

 

How and What to Report

The submission of complete information is important and helps in investigations. Please provide the following, where possible:

  • Name(s) of person(s)/company(ies) involved
  • Date, time and location of incident
  • Frequency of occurrence of the incident
  • Value of any money or assets involved
  • Physical evidence
  • Any other information that may substantiate the feedback/complaint

 

Types of Impropriety

The types of impropriety include but are not limited to the following:

  • Failure to observe a legal obligation
  • Miscarriage of justice
  • Concerns about STC’s accounting, internal controls or auditing matters
  • Breach of or failure to implement or comply with the STC’s policies
  • Corruption, malpractice, acts of fraud, theft and mismanagement or misuse of the STC’s properties, assets or resources
  • Conduct which is improper, unethical or in breach of the law
  • Abuse of power or authority
  • Serious conflict of interest without disclosure
  • Participation in or condoning a reportable wrongdoing through wilful suppression or concealment of any information relating to a wrongdoing

 

Confidentiality

Whistleblowers are strongly encouraged to provide their names and contact numbers to facilitate investigations. Further clarifications are often needed and helpful in investigations into the feedback/complaints. The ability to investigate depends on the quality and adequacy of the information provided by the whistleblower. Subject to applicable laws and regulations, STC will protect the confidentiality of the whistleblower.

 

Protection of Whistleblower

Except for malicious whistleblowing, a Whistleblower who makes a feedback/complaint shall be protected by STC against any reprisal.

 

If the results of an investigation show that the Whistleblower acted maliciously or did not act in good faith or submitted a feedback/complaint which he knew to be false, or without a reasonable belief in the truth and accuracy of the information, STC shall consider to take appropriate actions against the Whistleblower.