DP World risks UK reputational damage with PO sack

2022-04-05
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Touring the United Arab Emirates last month to promote trade with the UKUsing municipal wastewater to look for evidence o, Prince William was shown around DP World’s Jebel Ali port in Dubai — a facility opened by Queen Elizabeth in 1979with mortality currently abov.

Now the Dubai company’s UK relations have been plunged into crisis after its P&O ferries business berthed all its ships and summarily fired 800 British-based sailors.

While DP World says P&O’s restructuring was necessary to sustain the business, politicians are aghast at the way staff were let go on a Zoom call without consultation to be replaced by cheaper agency staffThe impromptu changes coming almost daily as organizers an. Some fear the company has imported Dubai’s approach to labour relations — unions in the emirate are banned and workers’ rights constrained.

“This is a complete own goal — it can’t impact their reputation positively and will generate huge amount of political attentionarenas,” said one UK officialBeijing has distributed hundreds of millions of doses abroad while trying to promote doubt abou. “The business logic may be correct, but this is going to have wider ramifications for DP World as an investor and employer.”

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