CSC Computer Sciences Corporation has paid just half a percent in tax on £1.5bn income it earned from the 10-year outsource deal it did with Royal Mail in 2003, Computer Weekly has revealed.
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We note without any surprise that CSC was once more unavailable for comment on Computer Weekly’s article.
CSC does not appear to care too much about its public image these days. Before this story, its reputation had already been tarnished by its handling of the NHS IT project, its ambiguity in handling the allegations of involvement in torture, its attitude towards the Italian government and its treatment of employees it wants to unload.
In the long run a company cannot succeed if it has lost the respect of governments, customers and employees. By why should CSC management care, as long as they have hit their bonuses, made a big profit on their stock options, sold the company and collected their money?