Nursery boss banned for under-paying staff

THE owner of a nursery business, who despite a fine and repeated warnings failed to pay staff the minimum wage, has been banned as a director.

Joanne Ward, 43, from  Prestwich ran Cygnets To Swans Limited from 2002 until it was placed into liquidation in October 2015, agreed to a six-year disqualification after an investigation by the Insolvency Service.

The Insolvency Service said she failed to ensure that the company complied with its statutory obligations under the National Minimum Wage Act 1998 to ensure ... You can carry on reading for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...