Kier Group

New chief financial officer appointed as Kier updates on trading and strategic initiatives

Kier Group named its next chief financial officer today as the contractor said its turnover for the 2019 financial year is anticipated to be approximately £100 million lower than the year before.

Published 1 August 2019

Laura Brown: From the runway to the rubble – building a dream career

Assistant business development manager Laura Brown explains why she chose to leave a career in fashion to pursue a career in construction.

Published 30 July 2019

Cautious welcome to modest increase in construction output

Output in the UK construction sector increased by 0.6% in the month-on-month all work series in May 2019 but flatlined on a three-month on three-month basis.

Published 10 July 2019

Patrick MacKenzie: It’s never too late to build your dream career

Having come to the world of construction later than most, Patrick MacKenzie is now going through Kier's graduate programme.

Published 18 June 2019

Kier to sell off housing arm and shed 1,200 jobs

Kier Group is to cut 1,200 UK jobs and sell-off its house-building arm as part of its plans to simplify the business and save on costs.

Published 17 June 2019

Event to showcase construction opportunities at Paisley Town Hall restoration

Kier Regional Building Scotland, hub West Scotland and Renfrewshire Council are inviting potential partners to a Meet the Buyer event tomorrow as they embark on a programme to transform Paisley Town Hall into a top-class cultural and community destination.

Published 5 June 2019

Kier ‘in dark place’ amid £40m profit warning

Kier has warned shareholders this morning that profits in the current financial year would be substantially lower than expected.

Published 3 June 2019

Kier seals Paisley Town Hall contract win

Kier Regional Building Scotland has added another significant heritage contract to its portfolio after being appointed to the £22 million transformation of Paisley Town Hall. 

Published 16 May 2019

Blacklisted workers secure £1.9m legal settlement

A long running case against seven large construction companies who blacklisted workers has been settled with a £1.9 million compensation agreement.

Published 14 May 2019

Finance director to leave Kier

Kier Group has today announced that its finance director Bev Dew is to step down.

Published 7 May 2019

Brian McQuade: Opening site doors can open young minds

Kier's MD Brian McQuade on how initiatives like Open Doors can give young people an insight into the world of construction.

Published 30 April 2019

New Kier chief executive to lead strategic review of group

Andrew Davies has today started in his new role as chief executive of Kier with the launch of a strategic review aimed at turning around the group’s fortunes.

Published 15 April 2019

Kier scores hat trick of Scottish wins at Considerate Constructors Scheme awards

Kier Regional Building scooped three national accolades at this year’s Considerate Constructors Scheme annual awards for projects based in Scotland.

Published 5 April 2019

Problem contracts take toll as Kier makes £35m loss

Kier Group has suffered a £35.5 million loss in pre-tax profits as a result of problem contracts and mounting debts.

Published 20 March 2019

Kier unveils new chief executive

Kier Group has today announced the appointment of Andrew Davies as chief executive.

Published 19 March 2019