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  1. the poverty sisters 7 Jan 2011, 9:39am

    Your Christmas Bonus in the London HIV/Aids Sector



    After Registered Charity Crusaid declaring on the Registered Charity UK Coalition of People Living with HIV/Aids Charity funded website Positive Nation’s Positive Voices “we’ve been upfront and honest” a few months after signing a Compromise Agreement which prevents to Charity from being upfront and honestDated 23rd July 2004 signed by Robin Brady CEO of Crusaid

    “The Charity on its own behalf and on behalf of all Associaciated Companies shall without any admission or liability whatsoever, as compensation for loss of employment,pay to the Employee the sum of £_________ inclusive of his statutory redundancy payment…”

    4. Settlement and Waiver

    The Employee believes he may have statutory claims and therefore could bring proceedings, against the Charity or any Associated Company,or its or their Trustees,employees or officerrs or former trustees employees or officers for:-

    Unfair Dismisall (Constructive)

    Disability Discrimination

    Detriments under the Public Interest Disclosure Act 1998

    Unauthorised Deductions of Wages/Breach of Contract

    Less favourable treatmet due to Part-Time status

    The Employee agrees to accept the terms of this Agreement in Full and Final Settlement of his prospective entitlement to bring the proceedings referred to in the above.

    8 The Employee’s Ongoing Obligations

    “not to make, or cause to be made,(directly or indirectly) any derogatory or critical comments or statement (whether orally or in writing) about the Charity, their respective trustees, officers or employees”

    Its noted PinkNews has the statement the Trustees “are a bunch of clowns”

    “not to disclose (directly or indirectly) to any person or organisation the contents of this Agreement

    “not to make, or cause to be made (directly or indirectly) any statement or comment to the Press or other Media concerning his employment with the Charity .

    8.4 The Employee will resign from the Charitys Theatrecares Committee, and the Charity will accept this Compromise Agreement as such formal resignation.

    9. The Charity’s Ongoing Obigations

    9.1 …….


    9.3 The Charity will remove reference to the Employee from its headed notepaper and the forthcoming Annual Review

  2. the poverty sisters 7 Jan 2011, 9:41am

    Crusaids Returns to The Charity Commission March 2009
    Trustees [as at 31 March 2009]

    Rob Kemp Chair
    William Hotopf [Treasurer]
    David Collins – Resigned 26 may 2009
    Deborah Fitzgerald – Resigned 25 November 2008
    Ian Reeves – Resigned 23 October 2008
    Nigel Abba – Resigned 13 January 2009
    Laurence Issacson – Resigned 4th June 2008
    Lars Goldhamlner – Resigned 9th June 2009
    Richard French
    Simon Watney
    Julia Washington – Resigned 3 December 2009
    Francesca Boardman – Resigned 6 October 2009
    Dr Tom Brett – appointed 30 September 2008

    Hope its nothing I e-mailed 8-)

    1. The Wig Party raised £40,000-00 (No employee earned over £60,000-00) The Wig Party did not raise enough to Pay the CEO

    2. The Year also saw a one-off Production of a Celebratory Musical event at The London Palladium starring Angela Lansbury…the financial performance was dissapointing returning a break even result – Didnt raise a Penny but the Charity workers all GOT PAID at Crusaid as they did when the Liza Minelli UKC Hero Awards didnt raise a Penny

    Outside the Walk for Life, the trading …returned less income to the Charity this year – But the Charity Workes all GOT PAID

    Reserves Policy
    As at 31 March 2009 Crusaids unrestricted fund Balance was £22,631 in deficit – but the Charity Workers all GOT PAID

    4. Financial Position
    The Consolodated cash ay bank Position as at 31 March 2009 is £28,553 OVERDRAWN – but the Charity Workes all GOT PAID

    5. Returns for 2009

    Turnover £612,045 Cost of Sales £526,624 !

    Support Costs

    Staff Costs Staffcosts £445,110.00

    Overhead Costs £323,010

    TOTAL = £768,120.00

    6. Crusaids Returns to Charity Commission for March 2008

    To become Financially stable and sustainable

    7. An emergency Grant was made to the UKC as part of a rescue package…

    We asked what happend to the much publicised Rescue Package from Crusaid of £25,000-00 Emergency Grant –

    UKC declared Bankruptcy after the cheque had cleared and the money was used to Pay The Insolvency Practioner as UKC ISP Report dictates “Poor Record and Bookeeping No trusts set up

    Crusaid Impact Report 2006

    Together we shall continue to make

    a massive impact in the next 20 years.

    Robin Brady, Chief Executive

    lain Renwick, co-Chairman

    Laurence Gilmore, co-Chairman

    UKC Rescue Package lost people living with HIV/Aids another £50,000-00

  3. the poverty sisters 24 Jan 2011, 9:59am


    Crusaids HIV staff request a Contract of employment with correct start month & removal of someone else’s AIDS Diagnosis from Staff Appraisal….to Trustees & advised to “GET ANOTHER JOB WITH A BETTER EMPLOYER”
    Subject: Crusaid discussions
    Date: Mon, 22 Dec 2003 13:20:47 +0000
    Dear XXXXXXXX,
    Thank you for the email that Robin has forwarded to me as you have requested. I am fully aware of the issues you have raised and hope that your meeting with Robin in January will resolve these for you.
    I understand that there is an issue with the given start date on your contract of employment. I also know that you have pointed this out to Robin and that he has offered to look at and amend this for you. However you have included this in your formal complaint and under the procedures that we have in place, this must be handled in the meeting. No-one has at any point inferred or indicated as your email suggests that your job is being terminated.
    We are aware of the importance of stress in the management of the HIV virus. However when a formal complaint is lodged, we do have to follow the procedures we have in place. It is the trustees’ view that a speedy meeting according to our procedures that can resolve your concerns is the best way to deal with the current situation. I understand that Robin has made himself available to meet with you at the earliest convenient time.
    Crusaid Head of Dept Charity e-mail to HIV Police Panel Member…..
    “pendantic,uncooperative and causing stress hassle and pain to alot of people” …..If Crusaid is so bad get another Job with a better employer”
    Date: Thu, 26 Feb 2004 15:12:56 +0000
    I want to see the two of you in the meeting room tomorrow at 10 am. No excuses. I sincerely hope that this email conversation has not been widely distributed.
    Robin Brady
    Chief Executive
    Subject: RE: Thank You Invitation to Crusaid Events
    Date: Thu, 4 Nov 2004 10:31:55 +0000
    Thank you for the email As you know I am co-chair of Crusaid as
    well as their legal adviser .I am writing this to you in the latter capacity as
    Crusaid’s solicitor . THAT WAS THE END
    Crusaid THEN Sends Letter requesting feedback AND DONATION to HIV Police Panel Member after advising them to “GET ANOTHER JOB WITH A BETTER EMPLOYER !!!!

    To: Crusaid Trustees
    After your high court injunction e-mail which as you can imagine was very distressing,followed by a letter from a Head of Department a few weels later at Crusaid about being “the lifeblood of all we do, we could not go on without you” which is very kind of you all at Crusaid I received a few weeks later a letter from the CEO of Crusaid requesting a small donation and feedback on the running of the Charity with a pre-paid envelope and the CEO in their letter to me advising me in writing that Crusaid values feedback and to use the new e-mail address could I therefore respectfully request you and the Board of Trustees’ clarify to me what sort of feedback on the running of Crusaid you and the CEO would like me to provide you with and I will then give your written request for feedback on the running of Crusaid the attention it deserves.
    From: Laurence Gilmore (
    Sent: 20 November 2006 18:26:10
    What is this about and why is he on circulation lists!!!
    Best as ever,
    Tel: 020 7355 6102
    Mon, 26 Mar 2007 17:52:53 +0100
    Dear XXXXXXX
    I have written to you today. We discussed this matter…. An error occurred. I dealt with it swiftly. … you are going on the walk….which is MARVELLOUS!

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