A4e chairman promises to "restore reputation"

A FORMER senior civil servant has been appointed the new chairman of A4e as the company faces a wide-ranging review of its Government contracts.

Sir Robin Young, a longtime A4e board member, will fill the role following the departure of founder Emma Harrison in the wake of the arrests of four company employees on allegations of fraud which, in turn, triggered intense scrutiny of the company.

His appointment coincided with a fresh allegation of fraud which has led the Department for Work and Pensions to launch an "indepe... For the full story register now for free or login below...