Trustees liabilities being paid off

The charity, which received £3m in a government rescue package a week ago, used part of its government grant to pay overdue staff wages, a move reportedly against the conditions of the funding.

I assume trustees have broadly the same responsibilities as directors? Can be sued for shennannigans? Like not having the funds to continue trading but continuing to trade?

11 thoughts on “Trustees liabilities being paid off”

  1. They would have to be incredibly stupid, or possess incredible brass neck, to be handed a lifeline and then start abusing that as well.

    Or both.

  2. Machiavelli, it’s deny, obfuscate and counter-attack time!

    “According to Batmanghelidjh, whom I have never met, the stories I have written over the last 6 months show that my ‘capacity for fantasy is very well-developed’; my ‘psychological abilities need a little bit more development’; my ‘capacity for fiction is very amateurish’ and I am acting ‘irresponsibly’.”

    Projection, anyone?

  3. I really, really want to know how many kids they were actually helping. Or at least handing out wodges of cash to.

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