Business

Carillon collapse: A flawed system is to blame more than management excess

Labour and the unions have accused Carillion of behaving irresponsibly, but the collapsed company took on low-margin business without charging an arm and a leg

Politics

Carillion’s millionaire boss STILL working as Government business advisor as ministers don’t know how much collapse will cost taxpayers

THE SCOTTISH Secretary David Mundell is under pressure to drop Carillion’s millionaire boss who is still working as a Government business advisor. The £750,000-a-year CEO Keith Cochrane is still part of a network of elite business leaders who ch

Business

Bosses who plunder their own companies to be hit with large fines, Theresa May promises

'Too often we've seen top executives reaping big bonuses for recklessly putting short-term profit ahead of long-term success'

World

Collapse of several rape trials could damage the prospect of convictions in genuine cases, former lord chief justice warns 

The high-profile collapse of several rape trials could damage the prospect of convictions in genuine cases, the former lord chief justice has warned.

United Kingdom

Now a second police force is reviewing ALL live rape cases after collapse of latest trial over bungled probe

A SECOND police force will review all its rape cases after a judge slammed officers for failing to pass on evidence which supported the case of an Oxford University student accused of a sex attack. Oliver Mears, 19, spent two years on bail accused of rapi

World

Oxford student cleared of rape after two-year ordeal prompts police force to review all cases

A second police force is conducting an urgent review of all its rape cases after a series of blunders led to the collapse of the prosecution of an Oxford University student.

Business

UK Government owed Carillion £40m when it collapsed, sources say

A number of small firms have complained they were owed money by the company, sometimes stretching back four months

Business

Carillion collapse: Banks' help for small businesses dismissed as 'sticking plaster'

Federation of Small Businesses says support offered by the banks would 'probably' not be enough for many businesses

Football

Pele collapses: Brazil football legend hospitalised due to 'severe exhaustion'

Pele – widely regarded as the greatest footballer of all-time – "has undergone a series of tests which appear to point to severe exhaustion"

United Kingdom

Newly-discovered DIARY led to collapse of rape case against Oxford student just days before his trial

A NEWLY-discovered diary has cleared an Oxford University student of rape just days before he was due to stand trial after two years of torment. Oliver Mears, 19, had been accused of raping and indecently assaulting a woman in July 2015 – just week

United Kingdom

No one innocent is in prison due to disclosure failures, claims DPP after string of rape cases collapse

Lawyers attack 'impossible' claim after rape and bribery cases collapse over missed messages and photos

United Kingdom

Carillion collapse: Government sets up taskforce to support businesses and workers

The taskforce will include representatives from business, construction trade associations, trade unions, lenders and the Government

Wales

Ticketline UK: Cardiff council and museum owed thousands

Cardiff Council and National Museum of Wales face losing thousands over Ticketline (UK) collapse

Business

Carillion collapse: Lloyds and Nationwide announce rescue measures for firms hit by construction giant's demise

Nationwide said it will save the jobs of 250 Carillion contractors - mainly cleaners and maintenance staff – employed at the building society's branches

United Kingdom

PFI: What are Private Finance Initiatives, will they really cost the taxpayer £200bn and is it finally time to get rid of them?

The UK's spending watchdog, the National Audit Office (NAO), released a new report on Thursday which highlights a lack of evidence that Private Finance Initiatives (PFIs) offer value for money for taxpayers.

Wales

Wales rail franchise bidder seeks Carillion replacement

A competitor for the Wales and Borders franchise tries to save its bid after a contractor's collapse.

Business

Carillion latest: Pension trade body warns of scammers taking advantage in aftermath of collapse

'One in six pension holders in the UK have been contacted by a company – other than their provider – to discuss making changes or transferring their pension'

United Kingdom

Carillion collapse: Ministers told to stop 'scandal' of thousands of private sector workers losing their jobs today

'What they have said is that, if you haven't been picked up by another private sector company by close of play today, then here is the Jobcentre Plus address. That's frankly scandalous'

United Kingdom

Carillion collapse latest: Probe into contractor's liquidation should be extended, Business Secretary demands

Greg Clark writes to Financial Reporting Council and Insolvency Service pledging, 'Any evidence of misconduct will be taken very seriously'

Politics

Taxpayers face multi million-pound bill after collapse of Carillion as thousands of jobs could go TOMORROW

TAXPAYERS could face a huge bill for hundreds of millions of pounds from the collapse of the outsourcing giant Carillion, it has been predicted. Ministers promised yesterday to make sure that workers on public sector contracts would still be paid, even af

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