Taking Stock 

AG Barr let down by the Scottish summer

Mark Robinson

AG Barr let down by the Scottish summer

It used to be the case that whenever a mining company highlighted its improved safety record, it was to draw attention away from its financial performance. You might dismiss this as a wholly cynical view, but if you were to trawl through all the December year-end results you could be forgiven for thinking that some executives are far happier apportioning blame than instinctively looking for solutions. And in true British style, much of the blame seems to fall on the weather.

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