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When McKinsey Comes to Town: The Hidden Influence of the World’s Most Powerful Consulting Firm – review
Walt Bogdanich and Michael Forsythe’s devastating investigation into the consulting firm uncovers a story of secrecy, delusion and untold harm

Tim Adams

31, Oct, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Big business, accounting and accountability | Letter
Letters: David Selby argues for a less cozy relationship between large companies and their auditors


18, Mar, 2021 @6:02 PM

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Poison and politics… Lucy Prebble puts the Litvinenko case on stage
The Enron playwright talks about retelling the murder of the KGB whistleblower

Tim Adams

04, Aug, 2019 @7:00 AM

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Carillion and Britain’s modern kleptocracy | Letters
Letters: Readers respond to the collapse of Carillion and offer ways that the excesses of Britain’s fat cats could be curbed


17, May, 2018 @4:15 PM

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Ex-EU commissioner Neelie Kroes failed to declare directorship of offshore firm
Leak of files from Bahamas corporate register reveals former head of Europe’s antitrust watchdog was recruited by UAE venture set up to buy Enron assets

Juliette Garside

21, Sep, 2016 @6:00 PM

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Pleading the fifth: five notorious times people refused to give answers
Martin Shkreli invoked the amendment Thursday, refusing to answer questions on why he raised the price of lifesaving drugs 5,000% – and he’s not alone

Ellen Brait in New York

04, Feb, 2016 @10:59 PM

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Years after Enron, business is still behaving badly | Stefan Stern
Without serious punishment for breaking the rules, businesses from Volkswagen to Sports Direct have felt free to continue irresponsible practices

Stefan Stern

11, Dec, 2015 @5:36 PM

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'They may be fighting like rats in a sack' – how to survive a VW-style corporate crisis
What’s it like to live through a corporate disaster like the one engulfing Volkswagen? From Enron to Kids Company, Northern Rock to the News of the World, former employees recall their feelings of excitement, isolation and despair

Archie Bland

11, Oct, 2015 @5:00 PM

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Corporate scandals and how (not) to handle them
After a disastrous week for VW, we look back at 30 years of business disasters and their cost in lives, money and reputations

David Hellier

26, Sep, 2015 @3:00 PM

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The world's biggest accounting scandals
Toshiba has joined the long list of corporate financial scandals, which include BCCI, Enron and Olympus

Sean Farrell

21, Jul, 2015 @4:29 PM

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Are financial whistleblowers worth it? Study says yes – to the tune of $21.27bn
A new study finds that programs and monetary rewards designed to encourage whisteblowers can be a windfall for the government

Jana Kasperkevic

19, Nov, 2014 @8:13 PM

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Every little helps Tesco’s profits | @guardianletters
Letters: Despite all that has been said and done, what has happened at Tesco shows this systemic problem remains

23, Sep, 2014 @7:23 PM

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