The cyclical nature of business is well documented, and most competently managed businesses have adapted to survive the peaks and troughs that come their way. However, the last few turbulent years have still left their mark, particularly on the oil, gas and energy industry. What happens when the troughs come back to back, and the peaks are few and far between? The fallout can be devastating for many years to come. Matt Warder, Director of Energy & Professional Services at Change Recruitment Group writes for the Scotsman.