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Charities and High Salaries - Amnesty International

There has recently been a report that Amnesty International are going to have to lay off a large number of staff because they have got a shortfall in their income and have spent too much trying to raise money that never materialised.  Amnesty International paid four members of staff £100-110k in 2018. It also paid one person £80-90k and seven members of staff £60-70k. This means that twelve members of staff earned more than £60k in 2018. This was a 100% increase on the year before - when six staff in total who earned more than £60k. Data is taken from their most recent submitted accounts to the Charity Commission at the time of writing this article.     An article in The Guardian newspaper last year included quotes from the Unite union talking about the high salaries paid to a bloated management team at the charity, with a large number of senior managers earning six figure salaries. We first looked at the salaries paid by Amnesty back in 2014 during a study into high salary l

Legal Recruitment News October 2020

 Our Legal Recruitment Newsletter is available to read online. It includes our monthly legal job market report, tailoring your CVs for jobs, an article on locums not wanting to work on site at the moment and ridiculous law firm valuations.   Jonathan Fagan is Managing Director of Ten-Percent Legal Recruitment and a non-practising Solicitor. Ten-Percent Legal Recruitment provides online Legal Recruitment for Solicitors, Legal Executives, Fee Earners, Support Staff, Managers and Paralegals .