I would – if this was the scenario. Just when I thought I'd heard of all the tricks for being a fantastic employer, the CEO of HSBC ascends to new heights of empathy and devotion – walking one of his team to the altar when her father refused to support her in her same sex marriage.

The best employers understand that people need to be able to bring their whole selves to work. HSBC deserves every bit of PR they will get out of a very authentic act in support of a team member who needed it.