Sir Philip Green's retail empire Arcadia is accused of a 'cover-up'

Mail Online | 2/10/2019 | Tim Stickings For Mailonline
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A report into alleged sexual harassment by Sir Philip Green left out crucial evidence from witnesses, it is claimed.

The retail tycoon was accused of slapping a woman's bottom but evidence from two male executives who had seen the alleged incident was apparently not included in Arcadia's findings.

Sir - Philip - Remarks - Woman - Report

Sir Philip, 66, was also accused of making 'offensive remarks' about the woman but these too did not appear in the report, in what has been described as a 'cover-up', according to the Sunday Telegraph.

Detailed claims against the Topshop mogul - who denies any wrongdoing - have emerged this week after his legal action against the Telegraph was ended at the High Court.

Allegations - Executive - £1million

Among the allegations are that he groped a female executive, paying her more than £1million to stay quiet.

It is also alleged that he drew attention to the dreadlocks of a senior male executive in front of other staff, and referred to him 'throwing spears in the jungle'.

Former - Las - Vegas - Topshop - Manager

Former Las Vegas Topshop manager Auna Irvine has previously claimed that when Sir Philip Green was her boss he slapped her bottom and called her fat.

She said last year she had counselling to help her recover from alleged intimidation and bullying.

Claims - Sun - Sunday - Businessman - Employee

In the latest claims reported by The Sun on Sunday, it is also alleged that the businessman called called an employee of Indian origin 'Bhaji' and 'Curry'.

Today's report claims he could face more groping allegations from women who are not covered by non-disclosure agreements.

Sir - Philip - Allegations - Friday - Paper

Sir Philip has categorically denied the allegations and on Friday he accused the paper of 'pursuing a vendetta' against him and his staff.

His lawyers told the Telegraph: 'It is further denied that any of Sir Philip's conduct towards employees amounted to any type of crime, or anything that would amount to gross...
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