The motion they have passed to that effect is only symbolic but they have made a compelling case and the Forfeiture Committee should heed it
News comes after the pound flash crash wiped £15m off the company’s profits last week.
Ashley will take over the role with immediate effect
MPs compared working practices in Sport Direct’s Shirebrook warehouse to a 'Victorian workhouse'
Independent shareholders voted against the chairman's re-election and backed a union motion calling for an independent probe into working practices. Boss Mike Ashley still doesn't seem inclined to change tack
'I've just been to the casino... don't print that'
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?
The Investor Forum has called on the company to institute an independent review of its goverance and employment practices
The Investor Forum, whose members manage £14.5 trillion of investments, says the company should conduct a thorough independent review
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 report of the Business, Innovation & Skills Committee is shaprly critical of Sports Direct but also highlights the need for a wider debate about the way companies treat their 'human resources'
The Committee heard a series of accounts of worker mistreatment, including staff being penalised for a short break to drink water and for taking time off work when ill
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