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Fears workers in textile factories are still being exploited hits Boohoo

Fears workers in Leicester’s textile factories are still being exploited weigh down shares in Boohoo

Fears workers in Leicester’s textile factories are still being exploited weighed down shares in Boohoo yesterday. 

Last year an independent report found widespread minimum wage violations and staff working in life-threatening conditions in Boohoo’s supply chain. 

Concern: An investigation by Sky News has revealed that factory owners have found ‘creative and innovative’ ways to get around stricter audits

But an investigation by Sky News has revealed that factory owners have found ‘creative and innovative’ ways to get around stricter audits. 

Chief executive John Lyttle said he was ‘confident’ the steps Boohoo had taken had resulted in a ‘fair, robust and transparent supply chain’. 

Boohoo said it was ‘committed to the highest standards of ethical compliance within its supply chain’. 

Shares fell 2.9 per cent to 261p. 

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