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The top 100: Plc or privately owned?

The recent financial travails of Carillion and Interserve have highlighted the dangers of buying shares in contractors. In November, Carillion issued its third profit warning of the year. One of the UK’s biggest and oldest contractors, Carillion cautioned it faced breaching lending agreements and investors have dumped the stock in swathes. Shares in Interserve dropped…

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Construction and the Fast Track 100 – where next?

The annual Fast Track 100 published by the Sunday Times at the start of December is a handy gauge for the biggest growing companies in the country. Construction regularly features heavily and this year’s index is no different. A total of 15 of the UK’s 100 fastest growing companies are from the construction sector. With…

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National contractors dominate the regions

National contractors continue to take the bulk of major orders in Britain according to Glenigan’s latest research. The Glenigan Regional League Tables for the top 10 contractors in each of the 12 economic regions of the United Kingdom show major national contractors are top of all 11 regions in Britain. The research, which excludes frameworks…

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