Chain’s former owners ‘played monopoly with workers’ lives’
Tuesday 2nd May 2017
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
FORMER BHS baron Sir Philip Green could still be stripped of his knighthood a year after the retailer’s collapse, a Labour MP said yesterday.
Work and pensions committee chairman Frank Field said Mr Green has not done enough to keep his title amid lingering concerns over the...
Monday 24th Apr 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
Deal fails to make good BHS scheme’s deficit
Wednesday 1st Mar 2017
posted by Steve Sweeney in Britain
WORKERS at two warehouses that are part of multibillionaire Sir Philip Green’s fashion empire went on strike yesterday over pay and working conditions.
The 200 workers, employed at warehouses in Leeds in West Yorkshire and Solihull in the West Midlands, will also strike on Monday...
Saturday 25th Feb 2017
MPs proposed “nuclear deterrent” fines for bosses yesterday in a bid to prevent another BHS-type pensions disaster.
If the measures proposed by the Commons work and pensions committee had been in force at the time, former BHS boss Sir Philip Green could have been fined...
Wednesday 21st Dec 2016
WORKERS braved near-freezing conditions yesterday after walking out over pay at a Topshop supply depot — part of former BHS boss Sir Philip Green’s empire.
The GMB union members, who work at the depot in Solihull, which supplies Mr Green’s Topshop chain, are...
Tuesday 29th Nov 2016
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
BILLIONAIRE former BHS boss Sir Philip Green’s assets could only be seized by a court decision, the Pensions Regulator said yesterday.
MPs have raised the prospect of Mr Green’s multimillion-pound superyacht and other assets being seized to fill the £571 million void...
Thursday 24th Nov 2016
Regulator orders billionaire tycoon to repair £571m deficit
Friday 4th Nov 2016
THE Commons unanimously recommended robber baron Philip Green be stripped of his knighthood yesterday amid the increasingly toxic fallout of the BHS debacle, dubbed “one of the biggest corporate scandals of modern times.”
MPs heard that they had “no other...
Friday 21st Oct 2016
posted by Paddy McGuffin in Britain
ALMOST 50 MPs are backing a bid to strip former BHS owner Sir Philip Green of his knighthood.
The Commons could vote on the demand today, following a debate on the collapse of BHS, and MPs are also expected to urge Mr Green to “fulfil his promise” to make good the pension...
Thursday 20th Oct 2016