By William Cole For Mailonline
Published: 14:32 GMT, 5 January 2021 | Updated: 14:32 GMT, 5 January 2021
A multi-millionaire British tech entrepreneur has been charged with rape and multiple counts of sexual assault.
Lawrence Jones, 52, who is worth £700million and attended Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding, is the founder and former chief executive of UKFast, a cloud computing firm.
The business has previously featured in Sunday Times' lists for 'Best Companies to Work For' and Jones was once branded 'Britain's nicest boss'.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
But he took a leave of absence in November 2019 after it was claimed two female employees had accused him of sexual assault and unwanted sexual advances.
Lawrence Jones, 52, of Brooks Drive in Hale Barns, Greater Manchester, has been charged with one count of rape and four sexual assaults
In Jones' absence his wife Gail will take over, the company said.
Jones, of Brooks Drive in Hale Barns, Greater Manchester, has been charged with one count of rape and four sexual assaults.
The alleged offences are said to have occurred in 2010 and 2013.
Greater Manchester Police began an investigation in