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Embattled rec agency fined £260k for underpaying staff

Embattled rec agency fined £260k for underpaying staff

An embattled employment agency that supplied staff to Sports Direct, has been ordered to pay back staff it underpaid.

The Best Connection Group, which sent up to 2,000 people a week to work at the notorious Sports Direct Shirebrook warehouse, was fined with a £263,000 penalty last year. The HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) investigation also led to the firm having to pay almost £470,000 to underpaid workers, an employment tribunal heard.

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