I’ve been using my private email for company business. Will there be calls to “lock me up”—even if I’m actually protecting my best interests?
“Is there a reason why you are not using your company email account for company business?” asked the company secretary one day soon after I had joined the board as a non-executive director.
“No, not really. I just haven’t got round to it, perhaps, in part, because I had company emails to do before my account was set up,” I replied.
“Perhaps, you could look to use the company account in future, please,” the company secretary asked. “We wouldn’t want you having to defend your actions like Hillary Clinton.” I sensed the company secretary was aiming to lighten the tone but nonetheless wanted to ensure compliance with the
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