Kids Company founder and former trustees escape disqualification!

Colourful character Camilla Batmanghelidjh, the founder of Kids Company, and seven of the trustees have escaped disqualification, after being cleared of any wrongdoing.

Kids Company, a charity which was largely funded by the Government, closed its doors in 2015 amid accusations of money being misappropriated, sexual abuse and mis management.

However, in January this year, the police investigation found no evidence of criminal behavior.

In the meantime the Insolvency Service carried out their own investigation and their recommendation was that Ms Batmanghelidjh and the trustees be disqualified from holding directorships for between 2 and 15 years.

The Court disagreed stating that there had been no criminal proceedings brought against the officers of Kids Club therefore there were no grounds to disqualify them.

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