The collapse of Carillion a year on: the verdict

Colin Garvie, assistant professor at Edinburgh Business School, doesn’t mince his words when discussing the collapse of Carillion. He describes the outsourcing giant that imploded in mid-January 2018 as “amongst a select group of private contractors being awarded countless lucrative public sector service contracts. How could the UK government have awarded large and vital public service contracts to Carillion so soon after the company had issued a stark profits warning?” Read more...

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