But events overtook us with the extraordinary – and frankly, rather upsetting – scenes at its P&O Ferries subsidiary.

What a shitshow.

Heard of it? 

Whether the decision to send in the heavies was a deliberate act of totalitarian vandalism (“Imagine a boot stamping on a human face – forever”, wrote George Orwell in 1984) by some psychopathic executive, or it’s just a massive HR cock-up, the whole episode has done serious harm to the DP World brand in the UK.

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