Carillion collapse

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    Analysis: Carillion by numbers

    2018-07-12T06:00:00Z

    Since the contracting giant went bust six months ago, a mess of startling facts and figures have emerged into the public domain. Dave Rogers picks his way through

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    Carillion... the story so far

    2018-03-02T06:30:00Z

    Befuddled by the sheer volume of information coming out about Carillion’s collapse? Here’s what we know, what we don’t know and what we still need to know

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    Analysis: Fine margins

    2018-02-22T06:30:00Z

    Carillion’s collapse is easy to dismiss as a one-off case of mismanagement. But what it also reveals is how hard it is to keep a healthy balance sheet in an industry with wafer-thin margins. Is it time to blame the system

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    ‘This was a house of cards that could fall down at any moment’

    2018-02-08T06:30:00Z

    Invited by MPs this week to explain how the construction and FM giant collapsed so precipitously, the firm’s former bosses revealed something of the mess they got themselves into

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    Carillion: Questions to be answered

    2018-01-31T06:30:00Z

    Ahead of next week’s Select Committee grilling of Carillion’s directors, Joey Gardiner delves into the £5bn contractor’s accounting practices and how it got itself into such an unholy mess

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    Carillion: counting the cost

    2018-01-24T06:30:00Z

    Carillion’s collapse has left 30,000 subcontractors out of pocket to the tune of £1.2bn. How was the contractor allowed to get away with ths?

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    Carillion Analysis: The fall of a titan

    2018-01-18T06:00:00Z

    Carillion was once a colossus that bestrode the construction world. Now it’s bust. The question on everyone’s lips is, how could this happen?

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    Carillion: back to black?

    2017-10-19T05:00:00Z

    Haemorrhaging both money and management, Carillion’s position evokes that of now-healthy Balfour Beatty three years back. What lessons can it learn from Balfour’s recovery?