Sir Philip Green has a constant string of scandals and business issues, from BHS pension issues and #MeToo cases, to recent scandals of buying lavish yachts while underpaying workers’ pensions. It’s fair to say the Topshop tycoon would not be the best boss to have. The issue is, for a lot of people, he won’t be their boss any longer.
Green has announced plans to close another 23 stores, risking the jobs of around 520 people as part of his elaborate ‘rescue plan’. As Chairman of the Arcadia Group, a retail giant who own the likes of Dorothy Perkins and Topshop, he has claimed that this closure will ‘adequately protect’ the pensions of employees.
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