Pension funds vote for removal of Sports Direct board

James Phillips
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Major pension funds and asset managers have voted against the re-election of Sports Direct founder Mike Ashley and chairman Keith Hellawell at the company's annual general meeting on 7 September.

The move follows allegations of health and safety violations and sexual abuse at the sports retailer as well as criticism of its use of controversial zero hour contracts and holding staff after wor...

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