News / Business by Press Association 12/07/2018, 7:56 pm FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail Send us a story Sign up to our Daily newsletter The trustees of the Presidents Club, a controversial black-tie event mired in sexual harassment allegations, have been censured by the Charity Commission. A report by the Commission found “significant failures” at the Charitable Trust, and that the trustees were in breach of a number of “key charity law duties”. It follows a Financial Times investigation in January exposing alleged instances of sexual harassment at the now-defunct club’s most recent event at The Dorchester hotel. “The trustees failed fully to recognise or address risks to the reputation of the charity – and its purpose of raising money for good causes – arising from holding an all-male event staffed by female-only event staff, who were subject to instructions on their appearance, including that they wear ‘smart, sexy shoes’,” the report said. Hostesses at the dinner, hired by an agency, were allegedly told to wear black underwear and “sexy” black shoes for their shift. The regulator added that trustees’ failure to put in place “clear or adequate procedures and policies” to deal with harassment or improper behaviour at the event was in “stark… Read full this story
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