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Why we became a living wage employer

23 Jul 2015 | Shaun Rafferty

Two Joseph Rowntree charities jointly became the first care provider to pay staff the living wage, and staff turnover more than halved in the first year. Shaun Rafferty extols the benefits of treating employees fairly.

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Why we became a living wage employer

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"But that's why we have a CEO ...."!

Tim Rutherford looks at lessons trustees can learn from the fraudulent activity at Astonbrook Housing Association.

Help! Our chief executive is charged with fraud

A chief executive appears to have been involved in a major fraud case and the charity faces losing their leader. Lizzie Jones advises the board how to redeem the situation.

Too much trust

Trustees need to gain assurance from a variety of sources that the information they receive from management is reliable. Charles Cox reports on a case of systematic fraud at the highest level.

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