Kier Group

Kier's half-year results reveal £41m loss

05/03/2020

Infrastructure firm Kier made a pre-tax loss of £41.2m for the six months to 31 December 2019 and axed around 420 staff, as it continues to shore up finances and undergo a restructure.

Lester takes chairman post at Kier

16/12/2019

Infrastructure firm Kier Group has announced the appointment of Matthew Lester as chairman of its board of directors with effect from 1 January.

Kier shares fall following debt sale reports

08/11/2019

Kier’s share price has slumped amid reports hedge funds have been buying up debt from lenders.

Kier and Eurovia sanctioned for late payments

04/11/2019

Four Kier businesses, including Kier Highways, have been suspended from the Prompt Payment Code for failing to pay suppliers on time.

Kier loses £245m despite highways wins

19/09/2019

Kier Group has announced losses of £245m following what its chief executive conceded was a ‘difficult’ year.

Contractor Kier announces profits warning

04/06/2019

Shares in outsourcing specialist Kier have been sent tumbling following a profits warning announcement yesterday.

Kier: 'Safety in mind - Part 4'

22/03/2019

The latest in a series of powerful videos from Kier on issues surrounding mental and health and safety in the highways sector.

Kier appoints health and safety specialist to new highways role

12/02/2019

Kier Group has appointed Steve Crofts as its head of safety, health and environment (SHE), a newly created role at Kier Highways.

Kier 'on track' but Mursell is out

22/01/2019

Kier is on the hunt for a new chief executive after announcing that Haydn Mursell will leave the business ‘with immediate effect’.

Kier rights issue falters despite strong growth

20/12/2018

Kier's £250m rights issue has had a slow take-up with less than 40% of shareholders acting on the chance for cut price equity.

Kier offloads Australia roads business for £24m

15/11/2018

Kier Group has agreed the sale of an Australian highways firm for around £24m, generating a profit of around £15m.

Kier results show 'good performance' boosted by highways

20/09/2018

Leading infrastructure firm Kier has recorded strong full year financial results, boosted by two three-year extensions worth over £250m a year secured on Highways England Areas 3 and 9, and a six-month extension secured on Areas 6 and 8.

Infrastructure sector shows its colours celebrating pride month

06/07/2018

From flags to cupcakes, all month companies have been celebrating diversity in support for the LGBT community.

Kier charity event raises £500,000 for the nation's future

17/04/2018

More than £500,000 was raised to help support the OnSide Youth Zones charity on Saturday at an event organised by Kier and supported by leading companies in the highways sector.

Highways business underpins strong half-year results for Kier

15/03/2018

Kier Group plc has announced strong half-year profits, which it said were bolstered by a strong performance by its highways business. 

Mouchel/Atkins JV wins £4m HE spatial planning contract

23/05/2016

Mouchel Consulting, which is part of the Kier Group, has been awarded a £4 million four-year Highways England spatial planning contract in partnership with Atkins.

Kier wins £160m Surrey highways extension

10/02/2016

Kier Group has been awarded a £160 million four-year extension to its highways maintenance contract with Surrey County Council.

Mouchel Consulting wins £40m contract with NYCC

25/11/2015

Mouchel Consulting, which is now part of the Kier Group, will provide consultancy services for North Yorkshire County Council after winning a contract worth £40 million.

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