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Kier post-close update warns of £100m shortfall in turnover

Kier Group has provided an update on net debt, trading and strategic initiatives, following the close of its 2019 financial year. As at 30 June 2019, the Group’s net debt was £167 million. Its average month-end net debt for the 2019 ...

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CEO of VINCI Construction UK steps down

VINCI Construction UK has announced that Bruno Dupety has resigned as Chief Executive and Chairman. Bruno Dupety has led VINCI Construction UK since late 2014 and overseen a move to a much stronger position. At the mid-point of the calendar ...

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CFO appointment at Interserve

Interserve Group Limited has appointed Mark Morris as its new Chief Financial Officer, effective 1 September 2019. The appointment follows the previously announced decision by Mark Whiteling to step down to pursue his non-executive career. Morris, who has many years ...

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UKGBC Future Leaders invites applicants for 2020 Programme

The UK Green Building Council (UKGBC) has opened applications for its prestigious sustainability leadership and innovation programme aimed at the industry’s Future Leaders. UKGBC Future Leaders has now launched its online application process for the next programme, seeking to attract a select ...

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New interim CEO at Clugston Group

Clugston Group, the privately owned company, which has interests in construction, logistics, facilities management and property development, has announced the resignation of CEO, Bob Vickers. Having achieved a restructuring of the Group, overseen changes to the senior management team and ...

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We must learn lessons from Grenfell

The golden thread of information must improve transparency and drive collaboration between project partners to make our buildings safer says James Connolly, Head of Partnerships at eviFile Today (14 June) marks the second anniversary of the Grenfell Tower fire – ...

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CIBSE launches Building Performance Awards 2020

Entries are now invited for the 2020 CIBSE Building Performance Awards. The Awards showcase the highest achievements in building performance across the construction and property industry, and are the only awards in the built environment sector that are judged on ...

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Construction moves towards greater digitisation

NBS, who has been monitoring Building Information Modelling (BIM) adoption in the UK for almost a decade has announced its 2019 BIM survey results which show that overall trends of BIM awareness and adoption have grown from little more than ...

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Construction industry holds auditors accountable for Carillion collapse

The construction industry views the collapse of Carillion as a result of aggressive accounting policies and a close relationship with KPMG. A survey of the supply chain conducted by public sector procurement specialist, Scape Group, finds that 93 per cent ...

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Wellington Place’s multi-million pound impact on Yorkshire

Transformed from a low-grade retail park to a multi-million-pound commercial property development, Wellington Place is now one of the most successful City Centre regeneration projects in the UK and has to date contributed a total economic value (GVA) of £200 ...

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