Behind the scenes at Kids Company
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Behind the scenes at Kids Company

27 Jul 2015 | David Ainsworth

Earlier this year, Kids Company was already under pressure over claims it mismanaged staff and finances. David Ainsworth spent a day with the charity to try and get under the skin of an unusual organisation.

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