Harassment claims at men-only fundraiser

Great Ormond Street Hospital to return all previous donations from event

25th January, 2018
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The President's Club Charitable Trust held the event at the Dorchester hotel in London (Photo: Getty Images)

Last week, hundreds of male business leaders happily attended London’s Presidents Club Charity Dinner, an annual, men-only fundraiser.

Now, they, and government attendees, were rushing to explain, defend themselves against or brush off a report in the Financial Times that multiple hostesses at the event were harassed, groped and insulted. One company, WWP, said it would end its association with the event and a world-renowned hospital that had benefited from the fundraiser said...

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