Talking Horses: BHA denies claim that staff get less than living wage

Nick Rust, the recently departed chief executive of racing’s ruling body, made the claim during an appearance on Sky

Racing’s ruling body has denied that any of its London-based staff are earning less than the city’s living wage, contradicting a claim made by its outgoing chief executive, Nick Rust, in a valedictory TV show broadcast several times over the Christmas period. Rust made the claim in order to back up an assertion that the British Horseracing Authority is “considerably cheaper” than equivalent bodies in other major racing nations.

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