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Bartco and Signature France announce partnership - exclusive

16/11/2016

Variable message sign (VMS) manufacturer, Bartco UK, has announced a partnership with European ITS manufacturer, Signature Group of France, in a deal set to increase the range of ITS products available in the UK, while expanding the international market of the UK firm.

Carillion under FCA investigation as Davies set to step in

04/01/2018

Troubled infrastructure group Carillion is being investigated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) in connection with statements it made over a seven-month period leading up to the removal of its then chief executive last year.

Govt moves to level contracts playing field for small firms

11/04/2018

Ministers have launched a package of measures designed to ‘level the playing field’ for smaller businesses bidding to win a share of billions of pounds worth of government contracts.

Carillion redundancies to pass 2,000 this week

17/04/2018

A further 337 former employees of collapsed infrastructure and outsourcing giant Carillion will be made redundant this week.

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.

Report highlights safety risks of 'barbaric' slavery practices

14/05/2018

Workers in the construction industry are vulnerable to exploitation and slavery, including the cover-up of serious accidents, according to two new reports.

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.

Uber to provide sick pay and parental leave

24/05/2018

The GMB union has hailed what it called ‘a hard-fought victory’ after Uber agreed to give drivers insurance cover providing benefits such as sick pay and parental leave.

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.

Two thirds of Carillion jobs saved but redundancies pass 2,400

03/07/2018

More than two thirds of the pre-liquidation workforce at Carillion have had their jobs saved, although over 2,400 people have been made redundant.

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.

Suppliers sought for £7bn London major works framework

06/09/2018

London’s boroughs are seeking suppliers for a major works framework that includes highway and public realm works and is worth up to £7bn.

Analysis: Fake news versus 'real futures'

24/10/2018

New technology and innovation needs real-world application to succeed, writes Steve Birdsall, chief executive of Gaist.

Frameworks failing to deliver, CECA says

28/11/2018

Too many frameworks are putting firms through unnecessary extra bids but failing to deliver the expected work, civils contractors have said.

Kier launches £264m rights issue as construction lending stalls

03/12/2018

Kier Group plc has announced a rights issue aimed at raising approximately £264m as it seeks to clear its debt in the face of market reluctance to lend to the construction sector.

Govt gets (virtually) real with £72m construction tech hub

04/12/2018

Ministers have announced a new £72m innovation hub to back their call for new techniques to be used in the construction industry.

Amey set to go private, report says

13/12/2018

Roads and services contractor Amey is set to be sold to a private equity firm in the New Year, it has been reported.

Jaguar Land Rover to cut 5,000 jobs

10/01/2019

Diesel, Brexit, and a sales slump in China, mean Jaguar Land Rover is set to cut £2.5bn in costs.

Traffex 2019: Technology driving change

21/01/2019

In early April, more than 10,000 movers and shakers in the world of highways and transport will converge at the NEC for Traffex 2019 and Parkex 2019, where 350 exhibitors will showcase the latest products, concepts and services.

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