Harassment claims at men-only fundraiser

Great Ormond Street Hospital to return all previous donations from event

25th January, 2018
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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