Business 15 July 2013 "We need to prevent the excesses happening again” Vince Cable: business quote of the day. Sign UpGet the New Statesman's Morning Call email. Sign-up "We need to prevent the excesses of the past happening again” Vince Cable outlines plans to make directors personally liable for corporate failures. › @pippatips facing legal action from Pippa Middleton Vince Cable on CEOs. Photograph: Getty Images Helen Roxburgh is the online editor of Economia Subscribe For daily analysis & more political coverage from Westminster and beyond subscribe for just £1 per month!