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How close is a big firm to failing?

The bigger you are the harder you fall, or so I was told. Having worked in the Big Four, I can confirm that they are very worried about falling over. And it’s no surprise either. When Arthur Andersen collapsed a … Continue reading

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Is it lonely at the top?

Lieutenant John Chard: You didn’t say a thing to help, Bromhead. Lieutenant Gonville Bromhead: Well, when you take command, old boy, you‘re on your own. … (Zulu 1964)

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