Sat. Dec 15th, 2018

Ted Baker boss takes leave of absence

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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 it had appointed a law firm to conduct an independent external investigation into the allegations.

Chief operating officer Lindsay Page has been named acting chief executive.

Ted Baker boss takes leave of absence

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 it had appointed a law firm to conduct an independent external investigation into the allegations.

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