Bad day for Diageo’s suppliers: payment out to 90 days

Disastrous corporate communications by the drinks giant Diageo. It has told its suppliers that they won’t be paid for 90 days, up from 60. As a result it has been expelled from a government-backed scheme to promote good practice by paying on time, the Prompt Payment Code. Following in the footsteps of Heinz Diageo follows Read More

“Lift the kimono” but do it the right way: Cern fails with Will Self

Opening up your corporation to media scrutiny is a good tactic. You can reveal your values. You can make your corporation more personal, show its values. Yet there are dangers. And this week Will Self showed what they are in his walk around the Hadron Collider at Cern on BBC Radio 4. The European Centre Read More