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Interviews

Industry interviews

Bev Dew finance director Kier

Kier FD: 'We’ll be shorted until after Brexit'Subscription

By David Price

Exclusive: Kier’s finance director has claimed traders will continue to hold short-selling positions in UK’s second-largest contractor until there is certainty over Brexit.

Cable reveals infrastructure plans for £100bn fund_Sir Vince Cable 1

Cable reveals infrastructure plans for £100bn fundSubscription

By David Price

Liberal Democrat leader Sir Vince Cable wants to use a portion of a proposed £100bn UK sovereign wealth fund to boost infrastructure investment.

Royal Liverpool: Rising remedial costs killed PFI deal

Royal Liverpool boss lifts lid on Carillion 'mess'Subscription

By Zak Garner-Purkis

Escalating costs from remedial work led to the collapse of any PFI deal for the Royal Liverpool Hospital project, the NHS trust’s boss has revealed.

Esh restructures after 'growing too quickly'_Andy Radcliffe

Esh restructures after 'growing too quickly'Subscription

By David Price

Esh Group has restructured its business following a fall in profit in its latest full-year results.

Kier CEO: Carillion has increased watchdog scrutiny_Haydn Mursell

Kier CEO: Carillion has increased watchdog scrutinySubscription

By David Price

A “routine review” with the Financial Reporting Council led to Kier’s pre-tax profit being restated for its previous financial year, according to chief executive Haydn Mursell.

Post-Carillion 'frenzy' forced Billington to buy work_Mark Smith

Post-Carillion 'frenzy' forced Billington to buy workSubscription

By David Price

Billington chief executive Mark Smith said a “feeding frenzy” of bidding in the structural steel sector after Carillion’s collapse forced his company to take loss-making jobs.