And the fallout of the Gupta saga continues – Disgraced Bell Pottinger firm booted out of the UK Public Relations and Communications Association.
Bell Pottinger not only damaged the PR Industry’s #Reputation but it forced their hand – “Bell Pottinger has brought the PR [public relations] and communications industry into disrepute with its actions and it has received the harshest possible sanctions,” Francis Ingham said.
Just yesterday Bell Pottinger chief James Henderson quit ahead of this ruling on the race hate campaign.
It certainly makes a point that of what use is Ethical Standards if we do not apply or act on them?
Ethical breaches can far reaching impacts, and in crises like these CEO’s can depart.