Kier’s finance director has defended the firm’s payment practices following criticism at a select committee hearing, claiming the firm is “consistent” and that the onus on improvement must sit with clients.
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Minister for small business Kelly Tolhurst has told MPs that Prompt Payment Code signatories who do not adhere to its terms will be investigated.
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Kier features and analysis
Mace took a narrow victory in September’s contractor league as the combined value of wins settled down after a rocky few months.
A few weeks ago Kier reported a pre-tax profit of £106m. Yet that didn’t do much to ward off the short-sellers, who are still controlling around 10.2 per cent of its stock.
Carillion’s collapse in January sent shockwaves through the industry and, indeed, the wider economy.
Kier, I’m afraid to say, has a real presentation problem.
Kier will release its annual results on Thursday and the big bets are split over which way the numbers will go.
Highways England’s national resurfacing deal gave Tarmac victory in the monthly league and produced a distorted August top 50 for the second year running.
The value of the top 50 contract wins table hit its lowest point for nearly two years in July as Kier notched up yet another league triumph.
When Royal Mail shareholders cast their votes on directors’ pay last week, the results will have sent shivers through boardrooms across the country.
Corporate pay packets are being scrutinised like never before. CN analysed the accounts of the biggest listed construction firms to reveal who earns the most among the top bosses.
Activity across the top 50 contractor league once again held relatively steady in June as Multiplex claimed the summit for the first time since January last year.
Steady top-50 activity in May saw Wates bag its first ever monthly league top spot and Sir Robert McAlpine fall back in the annual table.
The value of the contract top 50 recovered in April after a miserable March – driven in part by a dominant display from Kier.
Few people fully realise the importance of concrete to Crossrail and how the £14.8bn project has pushed the boundaries of what the material can do.
Top-50 contract wins were down month on month and year on year in March as Balfour pipped Kier to the league summit.
Construction officially has the worst gender pay gap of any UK industry. Binyamin Ali examines the figures for the 10 biggest contractors and looks at what needs to be done.
“I don’t know about you, but my school was nothing like this.”
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