Dominic Chappell to appear in court for withholding BHS sale information
The last owner of collapsed department store chain BHS will appear in court today to face accusations of failing to hand over information to an investigation into the sale of retailer. Dominic Chappell was summonsed in August to appear at Brighton Magistrates‘ Court to face three charges of neglecting or refusing to provide information and documents to The Pensions Regulator without a reasonable excuse. The regulator said they requested information from Chappell on three occasions – twice in 2016 and once again last year.
Former Tesco executives begin accounting scandal trial today
The trial of three former Tesco executives over the £326 million accounting scandal in 2014 is due to start today. The grocer’s former UK boss Chris Bush, former finance director Carl Rogberg and former commercial director John Scouler – were charged last year with offences including false accounting and fraud by abuse of position. The trio, who have all pleaded not guilty, are due to stand trial at Southwark Crown Court today