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Ted Baker boss takes leave of absence

Ted Baker boss takes leave of absence

Business
Fashion chain Ted Baker's chief executive Ray Kelvin is to take a voluntary leave of absence amid allegations of harassment.Last week, an online petition launched by employees accused 62-year-old Mr Kelvin of inappropriate comments and behaviour, including "forced hugging". Ted Baker said its committee and board had been made aware of "further serious allegations" against Mr Kelvin.Mr Kelvin said the claims had raised "serious and upsetting issues".The company has appointed a law firm to conduct an independent external investigation.And chief operating officer Lindsay Page has been named acting chief executive.The firm said it would not be making any further comment about the nature of the allegations while they remained under investigation.'I care deeply...
Premier League sack race 2018/19: Bookmaker’s odds on the first manager to leave their job this season

Premier League sack race 2018/19: Bookmaker’s odds on the first manager to leave their job this season

Sports
facing the axe Another defeat leaves Southampton boss Mark Hughes fighting to save his job Mark Hughes is fighting to save his job after Southampton’s 6-1 humiliation by Manchester City. Saints visited the Etihad on Sunday afternoon and were three goals down inside the opening 20 minutes, with Raheem Sterling adding City’s fourth on the brink of half-time, after Danny Ings had pulled a goal back for Hughes’ side. Getty It’s been a woeful start to the season for Southampton Sterling added his second – City’s fifth – just after the hour mark, with Leroy Sane rounding off the win with a strike in the dying moments of second-half injury time. The loss is Southampton’s sixth of the season, ...
If Harry Kane does not move to Real Madrid within the next two years he will never leave Tottenham Hotspur, claims Lothar Matthaus

If Harry Kane does not move to Real Madrid within the next two years he will never leave Tottenham Hotspur, claims Lothar Matthaus

Sports
move it! The 1990 World Cup winner believes Kane is ready to play for Los Blancos now but needs to try and make a move happen if he wants to leave Spurs Harry Kane should move to Real Madrid within the next two years if he wants to play for the LaLiga giants in his career, according to Germany great Lothar Matthaus. The Tottenham striker has been linked with a Bernabeu transfer in recent years thanks to his splendid form for the Premier League club and England. Kane has 146 goals in 187 games for Spurs Kane and Spurs have a crunch Champions League match at PSV Eindhoven – a game you can listen to live on talkSPORT –  on Wednesday night knowing anything other than a win will effectively end their hopes of reaching the last 16....
Remain v Leave: Scale of Facebook ad war revealed

Remain v Leave: Scale of Facebook ad war revealed

Technology
Anti-Brexit groups are running at least twice as many adverts as major Leave campaigns on Facebook - and possibly up to 59 times more, Sky News can reveal. The two largest Remain campaigns, People's Vote and Best for Britain, are currently running 16 Facebook ads on their pages.By contrast, Leave Means Leave, the group backed by Nigel Farage, is running five ads. Leave.EU is only running two.A data set of Facebook ads over the last two-and-a-half months, seen exclusively by Sky News, presents an even starker contrast.In this period, the Best For Britain and People's Vote campaigns ran 177 ads, whereas the two largest pro-Brexit campaigns ran only three. Ahead of the Remain-supporting March for the Future taking place in London on Saturday, People's Vote and Best for Bri...
Manchester United news: Anthony Martial has ‘rejected several contract offers’ as he seeks to leave Old Trafford

Manchester United news: Anthony Martial has ‘rejected several contract offers’ as he seeks to leave Old Trafford

Sports
REBEL Reports from the Frenchman’s homeland claim talks with the club are ongoing, but he has so far rebuffed all attempts to tie down his future Anthony Martial has ‘rejected several new contract offers’ from Manchester United, according to reports in France. The French winger’s current contract at Old Trafford expires at the end of the season, although United have the option to trigger one additional year. Anthony Martial has rejected Manchester United’s offers of a new contract The club have been working on tying the 22-year-old to a new deal and opened negotiations in the summer. However, Martial’s agent said back in June that the player wanted to leave the Premier League giants after becoming frustrate...