Cyrenians Cymru

Staff continue to work without pay for six weeks as homelessness charity enters administration

27 Jan 2015 | Emily Corfe
Tags: Fraud

Swansea charity Cyrenians Cymru formally entered administration yesterday as it is revealed that staff have continued to work without pay for almost six weeks.


Staff continue to work without pay for six weeks as homelessness charity enters administration

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