Construction hauliers are bracing themselves for the aftershock of Carillion’s high profile collapse this week. The construction giant, which is involved in a host of major contracts including HS2, the Bart’s Square development in London, and the Midland Mainline improvement programme, as well as numerous PFI contracts, went into compulsory liquidation after last ditch talks with the company’s bank lenders collapsed over the weekend. PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) has been appointed as special manager to act on behalf of the official receiver […]
Former Euromix Concrete finance director David Marsh has been disqualified for eight years from any involvement in the promotion, formation or management of a company. It came after he provided the Insolvency Service with a disqualification undertaking, having admitted to fraudulent abuse of an invoice discounting facility.
Cemex drivers supplying construction materials across the UK have voted for strike action in a dispute over pay.
Brit European Transport has pulled out of the UK carpet distribution business following the voluntary liquidation of its Belgium-based sister company, which specialises in the warehousing and distribution of carpets to the UK.