The CBI has settled a legal dispute with its former director-general, Tony Danker, who was dismissed amid workplace misconduct allegations.
Why it matters
The settlement marks a significant development in the aftermath of the CBI's workplace misconduct scandal, shedding light on the organization's efforts to address the fallout and move forward.
What the papers say
The Times reports that Tony Danker, the former director-general of the CBI, has established a new company called Growth Incorporated. The Guardian and BBC News provide details about the CBI's near-collapse following allegations of sexual misconduct and rape, as well as the departure of high-profile members. The Independent and Sky News offer similar information about the CBI settling the legal case with Tony Danker after his dismissal due to workplace misconduct allegations.
How we got here
The CBI faced a crisis following allegations of sexual misconduct and rape, leading to the departure of high-profile members and concerns about its survival. Tony Danker was dismissed amid workplace misconduct allegations, leading to legal action and a subsequent settlement.
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The Confederation of British Industry is a UK business organisation, which in total claims to speak for 190,000 businesses, this is made up of around 1,500 direct members and 188,500 non-members.
Tony Danker is a British businessman, and will be director-general of the Confederation of British Industry from November 2020.