Carillion



Construction industry blames auditors for Carillion’s collapse

Aggressive accounting policies and a close relationship with KPMG was the cause of the collapse of C ...

Published 13 May 2019

MPs call for break-up of ‘Big Four’ accountants after Carillion collapse

The influential Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) committee of MPs has publicly endors ...

Published 2 April 2019

FRC to delve further back into KPMG’s Carillion audits

The accountancy watchdog has announced an expansion of its probe into KPMG’s audit of&nbs ...

Published 27 February 2019

Government and public authorities must use project bank accounts, says MP

A ten minute rule bill was proposed yesterday which called for payments on government and public aut ...

Published 16 January 2019

One year on from Carillion – new report reveals ongoing challenges for UK contracting sector

On the one-year anniversary of the administration of Carillion's dramatic collapse, new research has ...

Published 15 January 2019

Unions warn of further corporate meltdowns on anniversary of Carillion collapse

A year after the collapse of construction giant Carillion, two of the UK’s biggest unions have ...

Published 14 January 2019

Outsourcing firms to draw up ‘living wills’ for government contracts

Companies that provide critical government services will have to draw up “living wills” ...

Published 20 November 2018

CMA launches immediate review of audit sector in wake of Carillion criticism

A detailed study has launched by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) to examine concerns tha ...

Published 10 October 2018

The Carillion effect: trade credit insurers pay out a record £1m a day to help UK firms stay afloat

A record £1 million was paid out every day during the second quarter of the year to help firms cope ...

Published 27 September 2018

Carillion redundancy payments ‘will cost taxpayer more than £65m’

Taxpayers are set to pay £65 million to former Carillion workers who were made redundant following ...

Published 26 September 2018

Unite calls for public inquiry into Carillion

The UK’s largest union Unite has called for a public inquiry into the collapse of Carillion and fo ...

Published 24 August 2018

Final contracts transferred from Carillion

Agreements to transition the last of 278 contracts provided by Carillion to new service providers ar ...

Published 7 August 2018

Carillion collapse ‘exposes fundamental flaws in government outsourcing’, say MPs

The UK government's “overriding priority” for outsourcing is spending as little money as possibl ...

Published 9 July 2018

Carillion collapse to cost taxpayer £148m with liquidators set to earn £70m

The liquidation of Carillion is estimated to cost taxpayers at least £148 million while accountan ...

Published 7 June 2018

Call for urgent public inquiry into AWPR safety allegations

Scottish Labour leader Richard Leonard has urged the Scottish Government to investigate “extreme ...

Published 6 June 2018