Nursery owner Claire Symons employed criminal partner
A nursery owner employed her partner who had a criminal record for battery and theft, as well as a previous caution for wilful neglect.
Claire Symons was given notice her registration is to be cancelled earlier this month after an Ofsted safeguarding investigation.
Four nurseries in Devon, caring for about 400 children, have closed after a complaint prompted the investigation.
Ms Symons and Shane Connolly have declined to comment.
On 6 April, Ofsted issued a notice of intent to cancel the registration, and Ms Symons was given 14 days to appeal.
Ofsted confirmed Mr Connolly's criminal record... read more
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