Boohoo sold clothes from 18 suppliers paying less than minimum wage

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Boohoo has been selling clothes from at least 18 suppliers which failed to prove they had been paying staff the minimum wage, according to reports from auditors.

Reports from third party auditors over the last four years found evidence of “critical” issues over record-keeping and working hours at a number of Boohoo’s suppliers. 

The audits found that parts of Boohoo’s Leicester supply chain have been paid less than £3-£4 an hour since at least 2017.

The revelations, reported by The Guardian, call into question Boohoo’s insistence that it was just “the actions of a few” suppliers when allegations of modern slavery were made against the fast fashion business back in June. 

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