The announcement that contractors affected by the collapse of outsourcing giant Carillion will be able to apply for government-backed loans from High Street lenders, will be welcome relief for many.

After all, thousands of Carillion suppliers were left unpaid after the construction giant collapsed in January.

The British Business Bank will guarantee £100 million of lending to those firms, which should make it easier for them to borrow.

Business Secretary Greg Clark says he wants small and medium-sized businesses who were owed money by Carillion to know “they will be supported to continue trading”.

We’d like to hear from the Business Secretary on how he thinks such a situation can be prevented from happening again.

This week Liberal Democrat leader Sir Vince Cable reveals in an interview with Financial Director his vision for better corporate culture.

Look out for what promises to be an insightful read.