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Women were failed by Presidents Club trustees, says regulator

Critical report by Charity Commission finds protection of female staff was inadequate

Trustees of the Presidents Club charity, which hosted a gala dinner where female staff were allegedly groped and propositioned for sex, gave little thought to the women’s welfare while they took “careful steps” to protect the identity of male guests, according to a report by the Charity Commission.

The regulator said trustees also breached their legal duties by failing to address the risk to the charity’s reputation posed by staging an all-male event at which female hostesses were instructed to wear “sexy” clothes. The report also revealed that the Presidents Club, which gives donations collected from members to good causes, paid for the women’s dresses, although they were reused each year to cut costs.

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2018-07-12T14:34:52+00:00July 12th, 2018|Categories: Nonprofit News|