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Former BHS owner Dominic Chappell is expected to be sentenced for failing to provide information about the firm's pension schemes to investigators after it collapsed into administration with the loss of thousands of jobs. The self-described entrepreneur claimed he did “everything and more” to help The Pensions Regulator (TPR) but was convicted of three charges under the Pensions Act 2004 after a four-day trial. Chappell, who pledged to appeal against his conviction, is due to be sentenced on Friday afternoon at Barkingside Magistrates' Court. His defence that he could not provide information as he had been locked out of the chain's headquarters after it folded was dismissed by the judge as “simply not believable”. Full story

23 February