Prince Andrew mentor scheme loses Standard Chartered partnership
Bank is latest firm to end support of initiative after royal’s BBC Epstein interview
The future of Prince Andrew’s business mentoring initiative is in doubt after corporate backers severed ties or said they were reviewing links as pressure piled on the royal after his disastrous BBC interview about the child sex offender Jeffrey Epstein.
On Tuesday, Standard Chartered became the latest firm to withdraw its support from [email protected] – which claims to have generated more than 6,000 jobs. The day before it had emerged that KPMG would not be renewing its sponsorship, which ended on 31 October.