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Boohoo enquiry 'can't be fully independent', warns Ethical Trading Initiative
Boohoo’s ongoing independent investigation into its UK supply chain following reports of poor working conditions at factories in Leicester “can't be fully independent”, according to the Ethical Trading Initiative (ETI). The ETI has declined to complete a questionnaire as part of the public call for evidence relating to the review because it...
27 Aug 2020
Garment workers in Leicester paid less than 3 pounds per hour
Usually images of China, India or Bangladesh come to mind when one thinks of garment workers working long hours in dangerous conditions for little compensation in return. However, a recent study from the University of Leicester has found that thousands of garment workers in the city, which is also known as the UK’s largest garment sourcing hub,...
25 Feb 2015