Prince Charles’ charity accused of offering ‘cash for access’ is hiring a new standards guru to ensure proper use of its funds
- Prince Charles’ charity is after an audit manager to ensure proper use of funds
- The Prince of Wales’ foundation has been accused of offering ‘cash for access’
- The successful applicant will develop policies on anti-bribery and corruption
The Prince of Wales’s charity that has been accused of offering ‘cash for access’ is hiring a new compliance manager to ensure the proper use of its funds, The Mail on Sunday can reveal.
The Prince’s Foundation, based at Dumfries House in Ayrshire, is at the centre of an official probe over its fundraising activities, including claims Michael Fawcett, the Prince’s former aide and foundation chief executive, helped broker a knighthood and British citizenship for a billionaire Saudi donor.
Now the Prince’s embattled passion project has advertised for a new ‘compliance and internal audit manager’ with either legal or accountancy training.
Prince Charles’ charity, which has been accused of offering ‘cash for access’, is looking for a new internal audit manager to make sure its funds are being used properly (pictured attending the Queen’s Body Guard for Scotland)
Michael Fawcett (pictured) , the foundation’s former chief executive, has been accused of helping broker a knighthood and British citizenship for a billionaire Saudi donor
They will ensure the charity meets all legal standards and develops policies on subjects including ‘anti-money laundering; conflicts; anti-bribery and corruption’.
The notice on its website points out this is ‘not an exhaustive list’ of responsibilities and adds the newly-created role will ‘improve our operations by bringing a systematic and disciplined approach to our risk management, control and compliance processes’.
A spokeswoman said the role would ‘support the growth of the foundation as it continues to deliver its impactful charitable activities’.