Tech firm boss who attended Harry and Meghan's is charged with rape and ...

Married multi-millionaire tech firm boss, 52, who attended Harry and Meghan's is charged with rape and four sex assaults Lawrence Jones, 52, founded and ran internet hosting company UKFast  'Stepped down' pending internal investigation with his wife Gail left in charge He has now been charged with rape and four sex assaults from 2010 to 2013

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 , 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'.

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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

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

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