Report ropes in others over Carillion collapse blame

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Auditors, government and regulators all come under fire

Carillion’s directors are not the only ones who failed to stop the contractor’s catastrophic collapse, according to the MPs who ran an inquiry into the events leading to the firm’s liquidation.

The joint parliamentary committee inquiry into Carillion’s failure released its findings today, levelling blame at plenty of people not directly employed by the firm.

While ex-chief executive Richard Howson, former finance boss Richard Adams and chairman Philip Green bore the brunt of the MPs’ wrath auditors, government, regulators and advisors have all come under fire.

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