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Carillion features and analysis
Next week marks Blue Monday, the name given to the third Monday in January which has come to be known as the ‘most depressing day of the year’.
From roads in Scotland to hospitals in Liverpool, the collapse of Carillion left a number of contracts at various stages of completion. Construction News looks at some of the key projects and whether or not they’ve been able to progress one year on.
Construction News has a look at the collapsed firm’s executive figures, examines their roles within the company, and finds out where they have been the past 12 months.
One year on from the contractor’s collapse, Binyamin Ali explores what the industry and government can learn about what went wrong – and how to avoid a repeat in future
A year on from Carillion’s demise, Construction News visits Birmingham to uncover how Argent raced around the clock to keep its Paradise Circus scheme on track
A year on from Carillion’s collapse, many subcontractors still feel unable to speak out or identify themselves as having lost large sums of money owed to them. Construction News speaks with some of those affected to find out why
Data from Dun & Bradstreet in November last year painted a clear picture of how susceptible construction firms have been to unexpected shocks over the last two years.
The gap that exists between infrastructure need and actual spend is now a chasm that every nation must find a way to bridge.
This has been some year for the construction industry, but is hasn’t all been bad news.
Our top 10 features of the year look at major projects, the collapse of Carillion, the UK’s biggest contractors and some disruptive technologies.
A look back at the most-read news stories in 2018, from Carillion’s collapse, to the CN100.
In a normal year, the start of December is when everything begins to wind down.
Lord Foster’s new observation deck, Birmingham’s Carillion hangover and Kier-Volker’s F-35 deal are among this week’s headlines.
The Lincoln Eastern Bypass has required a staggering £10m of archaeological works as well as overcome the liquidation of its main contractor.
This week marks 10 months since the collapse of Carillion.
In 2015, outstanding loans to construction firms stood at just over £37bn. By August this year, they had fallen to £32.6bn. Why does lending appear to be in decline and where is this trend heading? Lucy Alderson investigates.
The Unite union has accused the government of inaction in the 12 months since the collapse of Carillion.
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Carillion: Key background
Carillion has been handed an extra four months to prove to its lenders it will not breach its financial covenants.
Carillion’s largest shareholder has sold off half of its stake in the troubled contractor and services provider.
Carillion has issued a fresh profit warning and confirmed that it expects to breach its financial covenants at the end of next month.
Carillion has agreed to sell its UK healthcare arm to services giant Serco for £50.1m as part of the contractor’s debt reduction and restructuring plan.
Carillion interim chief executive Keith Cochrane has revealed his firm has cut £10bn from its potential project pipeline as part of a new approach to winning work.
Carillion has reported a £1.15bn half-year loss and revealed it is setting aside an extra £200m provision for problem support services contract.
Carillion has made amendments to rules that previously allowed investors to claw back bonuses awarded to the contractor’s top executives, it has emerged.
Troubled Carillion has revealed a major shake-up of its executive team, including the departure of its finance chief Zafar Khan with immediate effect.
Former Carillion chief executive Richard Howson has moved back into his previous role of chief operating officer at the troubled company, but will still leave the firm within a year.
Transport secretary Chris Grayling has defended the choice of troubled contractor Carillion as one of the firms to build phase one of HS2.
Carillion has brought in accountancy giant EY to look at cost reduction and cash collection as part of a strategic review of the troubled business.
Carillion chief executive Richard Howson has stepped down with immediate effect as the firm has said it will be “undertaking a comprehensive review of the business” following a profit warning.
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