Tag Archives: Trustees

No consequences for AVOW? Update on lack of developments since August.

Background The Tribunal handed down its damning judgment on AVOW verbally at the last day of the hearing just over a year ago – on 14 March 2011. Three people representing AVOW were present: Chief Officer John Gallanders, employment legal … Continue reading

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Letter to the Wrexham Leader about AVOW

Last week, the Wrexham Leader (3 January daily and 5 January weekly editions) published this article on John Gallanders’ views about smaller charities in the Wrexham area being close to collapse. I wrote this letter to the editor in reply: … Continue reading

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New Solidarity Network for Whistle-blowers

A new network is aiming to bring together stories of whistle-blowing across Wales and beyond and to build grassroots solidarity for whistle-blowers. Read about it here.

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Liam Fox resigns… John Gallanders next?

Breaking News We have heard today that Defence Secretary Liam Fox has resigned while an inquiry is being carried out into his conduct. Allegra Stratton of the Guardian writes: Fox is said to have crumpled under the weight of this … Continue reading

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Golwg reports on Tribunal findings

Welsh language magazine Golwg has printed an article about the Tribunal findings in its 6 October issue. In addition to material covered in previous press reports, the article includes the following (translated): An Assembly Member is requesting an independent inquiry … Continue reading

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What this blog is about…

This blog is a record of my experiences as an employee of the Association of Voluntary Services in Wrexham (AVOW) told largely through the words of the Employment Tribunal that found against AVOW in the case I brought. See the … Continue reading

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Gross Misconduct at AVOW

AVOW has announced that it will not be appealing against the tribunal findings, which now stand in their entirety. It has further announced that ZERO charitable funds have been used in paying out the award ordered by the tribunal, as … Continue reading

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