Kids Company

What was Kids Company? Founded in 1996 by Camila Batmanghelidjh, Keeping Kids Company (commonly known as “Kids Company”) was a registered charity which stated that its aim was to provide practical, emotional and educational support to vulnerable children and young people. It claimed to support “some 36,000 children, young people and vulnerable adults”.  What happened …

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Northern Ireland Events Company

Northern Ireland Events Company (NIEC) – Case Study

What happened to the Northern Ireland Events Company (NIEC)? The Chief Executive of NIEC resigned in May 2007.  In September 2007, the Acting Chief Executive notified the Department of Culture, Arts and Leisure (DCAL), its sponsor Department, that NIEC had accumulated an estimated £1.2m financial deficit.  Investigation found that deficit of £1.3m could be attributed …

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