The decision by the Department of Transport to offer a contract to Seaborne Freight to run ferries in the event of a no-deal Brexit has now been scrapped. This was a company with no ferries and no experience of operating ferries, as part of a … Continue readingHow to ensure taxpayers get better value from private sector
The stewardship role of professional advisors. There are so many vital questions prompted by the joint parliamentary select committee report on Carillion. The role of professional advisors is an important issue. I have had experience of being part of the leadership of an … Continue readingCarillion – the Stewardship Role
Over 25 years ago I spent a fascinating week in Silicon Valley, invited by an English venture capitalist to go and meet Intuit and Sequoia Capital and other important valley people. I was struck by the way the law firms and investment advisors worked for … Continue readingCarillion and its advisors: partners or observers in adversity?