Sports Direct has once again come under fire from MPs over working practices after it was accused by a whistleblower of underpaying couriers. The Work and Pensions Committee alongside the Business Select Committee have written to billionaire Sports Direct founder Mike Ashley, calling for a response to allegations that both his company and courier firm Hermes were underpaying staff. The whistleblower accused the companies of sending larger heavy parcels and classifying them as “packets”, meaning the courier is paid less for its delivery.
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Sports Direct accused of “deliberately underpaying” staff by whistleblower