Quiz ‘extremely concerned’ by fresh Leicester sweatshop allegations

Quiz Westfield Stratford

Embattled fashion brand Quiz has said it is “extremely concerned” by reporting over the weekend that alleged workers at a factory making its products in Leicester were not paid the National Living Wage.

Quiz said it “is currently investigating the reported allegations” raised by The Times and blamed a supplier sub-contractor “in direct contravention of a previous instruction”, which it has since suspended activity with.

The retailer said that all suppliers “must comply with the group’s ethical code of practice” and that relationships with any suppliers who don’t meet this standard “will be terminated”.

The Times found that workers at a factory producing garments for Quiz were offered as little as £3 an hour for their work.

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