Ashley will take over the role with immediate effect
MPs compared working practices in Sport Direct’s Shirebrook warehouse to a 'Victorian workhouse'
The crisis at the company was unnecessary. This is a welcome first step, but further concessions might be needed to draw a line under the affair
Numbers on such contracts for their main job was 903,000 in April to June 2016, up from 747,000 in the same period in 2015
Former government drugs tsar Keith Hellawell keeps job at the under-fire retailer after numerous shareholders raised concerns about him - but things could change at company's AGM today.
Chief executive Dave Forsey is tagged as the fall guy, but he's still around. And would a truly independent review have turned out like this one?
Chain has been attacked by politicians and unions for paying workers less than the minimum wage and implementing 'Victorian workhouse' conditions at its warehouses
Hermes has become the latest big City institution to sharply criticise the company, but a defeat for Mike Ashley is still not certain. These are some of the possible outcomes
John Ashley's ownership of delivery broker Barlin was not dislcosed by the company, but the wider issue is whether shareholders will act on this and other governance issues at the forthcoming AGM
Sports Direct has come under increasing pressure to reform its working practices and corporate governance
The payments, back dated to May 2012 for direct employees and agency workers, could be worth up to £1,000 for some staff, Unite estimates
The marvellous thing about privatisation is it introduces choice. If customers trying to get from East Grinstead to London aren’t happy with their rail service, they can choose to use a different rail network – such as the Trans-Siberian Express
Business Select Committee says it has been presented with a ‘disturbing picture’ of work practices ‘closer to that of a Victorian workhouse than that of a modern, reputable High Street retailer’
Around 2,000 Sports Direct employees will not get their staff bonus this year after annual profits tumbled 15 per cent
Sir Philip has been called to answer questions by the Business, Innovation and Skills Committee over the collapse of BHS, leaving 11,000 jobs at risk
MPs are preparing to question Sir Philip Green about the sale and collapse of retailer BHS