Local Businesses Among Those "Named & Shamed" For Missing Worker Payments

16 February 2017, 10:35 | Updated: 16 February 2017, 10:36

British money

By Bev Rimmer

360 businesses have been named and shamed for underpaying thousands of workers a total of almost £1million.

The Government list has mostly small retailers on it, but also names Debenhams who are accused of underpaying 12,000 workers by £135,000.

The company is blaming a technical error in its payroll.

Across Cambridgeshire and Lincolnshire, the following businesses were included on the list:

- Stephen's Family Butchers Ltd, St Ives, failed to pay £3,542.90 to three workers

- Beaumont Healthcare Limited, St Neots, failed to pay £2,640.06 to two workers

- Lakenheath Fab Limited, failed to pay £2,297.71 to one worker

- Wykeham Staff Services Limited, Spalding, failed to pay £660.76 to 16 workers

- A Class Care Limited, Cambridge, failed to pay £618.30 to one worker

- Mr Mohan Sahota trading as Toni's Fish Bar, Peterborough, failed to pay £522.86 to one worker

- H.R.H Nurseries Ltd, Girton, failed to pay £472.10 to one worker