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Are more outsourcers set for the scrapheap?

Are more outsourcers set for the scrapheap?

The collapse of Carillion in January this year marked a low point for outsourcers. Already much maligned by investors for aggressive accounting methods, repeat profit warnings and consistent write-downs, the collapse of a company with a market value of close to a billion pounds could have served as an inflexion point for the sector. 

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