Death threats, arson attacks and vandalism drove waste-disposal tycoon Adrian Kirby into the hands of a dubious private detective agency – and subsequently into prison. Having served his sentence, Kirby is back with a new business.
Big contractors are ignoring a government public-sector initiative to pay invoices within ten days. And small suppliers are suffering.
They had billions under management, then it all went wrong. In a further extract from 'How They Blew It', the new book about the CEOs and entrepreneurs behind some of the world's most catastrophic business failures, the remarkable story of Guy Naggar and Peter Klimt.
Over the past ten years, we’ve been indoctrinated with the idea that unless you get a degree, you’re nothing. It’s ridiculous. It’s time to actively talk students out of their university classrooms.