Carillion

Carillion: A reminder of how and why a giant fell

15/01/2019

Carillion's collapse led to the largest ever trading liquidation in UK history. We give a quick recap on the what, how and why behind it.

The Big Interview: A room with a different view

04/10/2018

Dominic Browne interviews Duncan Elliott, who joined Galliford Try as managing director of the highways business unit within its infrastructure division in March.

Carillion contracts handover complete

07/08/2018

New providers have been found for the final Carillion contracts, the Insolvency Service has announced, signalling the end of the first phase of the largest trading liquidation in UK history.

MPs slam Govt on outsourcing and call for PFI halt

09/07/2018

MPs have criticised the Government’s approach to outsourcing, accusing it of having a ‘preoccupation with cost’ while being unable to show it provides 'better services for less money.

Carillion collapse to cost taxpayer £148m, NAO says

07/06/2018

The liquidation of Carillion will cost UK taxpayers an estimated £148m, the National Audit Office (NAO) has said, excluding around £2.6bn pension liabilities and losses by the firm’s non-government creditors.

Leeds awards Eastern Orbital work to Balfour after Carillion fall

07/06/2018

Leeds City Council has awarded Balfour Beatty a contact to deliver the first two phases of the East Leeds Orbital Road (ELOR) after Carillion was originally lined up for the job.

Carillion: MPs slam Government, directors and auditors

16/05/2018

MPs have accused the Government of lacking ‘the decisiveness or bravery’ to address the failures in corporate regulation that allowed Carillion to collapse as a result of the ‘recklessness, hubris and greed’ of its directors.

Mr Brown goes to...Tarmac

03/05/2018

Tarmac has bolstered its contracting senior management team with the appointment former Carillion MD of Andy Brown as director, Tarmac Infrstructure.

Egis returns to M40 after snapping up Carillion work

26/04/2018

France-based international engineering group Egis has taken over Carillion’s operations and maintenance contract for the M40.

More Carillion redundancies announced but 11,000 jobs now saved

24/04/2018

The total number of people made redundant through the liquidation of outsourcing and infrastructure giant Carillion has reached 2,221, although 11,093 jobs have been saved.

Galliford Try looks to drive highways growth with ex-Carillion men

06/03/2018

Galliford Try has appointed two former Carillion senior managers as it drives for growth with a focus on its highways business.

Tarmac takes on 45 ex-Carillion staff to drive highways projects

01/03/2018

Tarmac has so far taken on 45 former employees of the failed construction and outsourcing giant Carillion, including two apprentices, and is encouraging others to apply for work.

New ICE learning centre receives industry support

09/12/2015

Seven leading contractors and consultants have joined forces with the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) to help fund a new state-of-the-art engineering exhibition and learning centre.

JV wins £292m A14 upgrade scheme

21/09/2015

A Balfour Beatty/Carillion joint venture has been selected to deliver a £292 million construction package to upgrade the A14 between Swavesey and Milton as part of the wider A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon improvement scheme.

Smart motorways investment for England announced

22/07/2015

Highways England has today appointed six joint-venture companies to design and build 10 smart motorways across England as part of a £1.5 billion investment.

UPDATE: Carillion walk away after latest merger offer is rejected by Balfour

20/08/2014

The board of Balfour Beatty has rejected Carillion’s latest merger offer leading the construction services company to announce that it is no longer pursuing a deal.

Carillion makes improved merger offer for Balfour Beatty

19/08/2014

Carillion has made an improved merger offer to Balfour Beatty that would see the company retain a 58.268% share of any combined business.

New Carillion merger approach rejected by Balfour Beatty

11/08/2014

Balfour Beatty has rejected a revised approach from Carillion over a possible merger deal.

Balfour Beatty and Carillion end merger talks

31/07/2014

Balfour Beatty has terminated discussions with Carillion over a possible merger deal.

Balfour Beatty and Carillion in merger talks

25/07/2014

Balfour Beatty and Carillion have revealed that they are in talks over a possible merger.

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