May 25, 2018

Archives for March 2018

Now is the winter of our..

… discontent? Perhaps, but the recent FT-ICSA Boardroom Bellwether Winter 2017 survey of FTSE 350 companies saw some early signs of improvement – at least economically. As regards the business environment, 27% of directors anticipated an improvement in global economic conditions and 36% predicted no change. Although no statistics on international growth were published in […]

Cape Town water supply: a small nudge in the right direction

At the beginning of 2018, experts predicted that Cape Town would be the first major city in the world to run out of water, and the date given for ‘Day Zero’ was 12 April 2018. This is a result of three years of drought. Residents at that time will only be able to have 25 […]

Time for transparency

Carillion plc is a British multinational facilities management and construction services company, employing around 43,000 people worldwide (20,000 in the UK) with annual revenues of around £5,000m. Last month, as news of the collapse of Carillion filtered through, shareholders in Carillion plc must have been wondering just where their investment went wrong. To find out, […]