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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.

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