In advance of publication tomorrow of the Charity Commission's report into the Oxfam scandal in Haiti, today The Times reports that a whistleblower alleges things still haven't changed and that, despite Oxfam's very public contrition in the last year or so about failings within the organisation and a ten-point plan to reform its safeguarding in the field and in offices around the world, she had still seen repeated management failures or unwillingness to deal with matters of concern eg widespread bullying, sexism, racism and poor management.
Last week the Commission updated its guidance on how workers or volunteers can report serious wrongdoing at a charity: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/report-serious-wrongdoing-at-a-charity-as-a-worker-or-volunteer
And tomorrow afternoon (3-5pm) Tuesday 11 June, together with the Charity Law and Policy Unit of the University of Liverpool in London, Brabners charity team will be hosting a roundtable at the Friends House, Euston, London on equality, diversity and inclusion in charities, where we will be specifically addressing the issue of workplace behaviour within charities.
There are two (free) places left at the (round)table for the first person to respond to Robert Nieri today firstname.lastname@example.org by correctly answering the following tricky question.
What is the capital city of England?
"Oxfam culture still toxic, says whistleblower..."