Recent news from the UK's Office for National Statistics reveals that there was no double dip recession after all, but the positive information comes with a little twist in the tail.
Figures in the same report revealed that household disposable income saw the biggest drop in 25 years, meaning that many people are having to dip into their savings to make ends meet.
The ONS figures also revealed that the recession sparked off by the financial crisis in 2008 was deeper than originally thought.
This got me thinking about the impact that corporate scandals have had on companies, shareholders and the wider public.
The visual representation below comes from Accounting-Degree.org.
Thoughts on customer service, communication and, of course, reputation management.