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US NewsTed Baker founder stands aside over 'unwanted hugs'

19:15  07 december  2018
19:15  07 december  2018 Source:   news.sky.com

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Ted Baker founder stands aside over 'unwanted hugs' © Getty Ted Baker denied there was a culture of 'forced hugs' at the firm

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Ted Baker founder Ray Kelvin is taking a "temporary leave of absence" after being accused of giving unwanted hugs to staff.

In a statement, he said the "accusations of the past week have raised some very serious and upsetting issues".

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Image caption Ted Baker founder Ray Kelvin famously refuses to show his full face in photos. Shares in Ted Baker have hit a three-year low in London after allegations of "forced hugging " about the fashion group's founder and boss, Ray Kelvin. Stock in the firm, which issues a trading update on

He added that it was "only right that the board should investigate fully".

The 62-year-old continued: "Ted Baker has been my life and soul for 30 years.

"I love this company and I care deeply for all my colleagues.

"It's for that reason that I have decided to take a temporary leave of absence.

"Ted Baker means everything to me and I can't bear to see it harmed in any way."

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