Universities have spent nearly £90 million on pay-offs with so-called gagging orders attached over the last two years, it has been reported.
Sir Philip Green is facing calls to be stripped of his knighthood following allegations against him of sexual harassment and racist behaviour.
Sir Philip Green's legal action against the Daily Telegraph has been formally brought to an end by a High Court judge, after it was announced last week that the retail tycoon was dropping the case.
Sir Philip Green has said he will lodge a formal complaint against Lord Peter Hain, who used Parliamentary privilege to name him in the House of Lords.
The former executive editor of the News of the World has said that granting Sir Philip Green an injunction "accelerated the likelihood" of his name being revealed publicly.