A. Nothing apart from a few years. Both companies were/are long established businesses, at the top of their game. Both were managed by whizz-kid fly-boy management just before their collapses. See here for the Marconi fiasco and here for Barratts’. Both collapses were brought on by splurges of massive company expansion financed almost exclusively by… Continue reading What’s the Difference between GEC-Marconi and Barratt Homes?