Owl says: So, a developer gets another developer to lead an “independent review ” into its practices that chooses its particicipants … you COULD NOT make this up.
“More than 100,000 people are being asked for their views on housebuilder Persimmon as an independent review into the company enters its next stage.
Customers, employees, suppliers, trade bodies, local authorities and civil servants will all be contacted on Tuesday in a bid to gather information about customer care and the quality of the group’s work.
The process, which was launched in April, is set to rigorously assess every aspect of the firm’s construction and inspection regime as it sets out to rebuild its image in the wake of controversy over payouts to executives. …
… Clive Fenton, the former chief executive of fellow housebuilder McCarthy and Stone, is providing assistance to the review as an industry expert.
The consultation period closes on September 16, with findings of the review due by the end of the year. …”