Carillion’s bankers have launched a £225m fund to help subcontractors and suppliers hit by the construction and outsourcing giant’s collapse. HSBC, Lloyds Banking Group and RBS have all set up funds of £100m, £50m and £75m, respectively, after coming under pressure from business secretary Greg Clark. Under the funding schemes the three banks are offering a range of help including interest rate reductions, temporary emergency loans with no fees, overdraft facilities, working capital support and advice on financing strategies. Business […]
While Motortransport.co.uk did not see as many industry insolvencies or closures in 2016 as in previous years, there were still a number of high-profile cases that shocked the transport sector.
Aberdeen-based ARR Craib Transport saw off difficult conditions in its key oil and gas sectors last year, helped by several major wins in the construction and fast moving consumer goods markets.
Fuel efficiency increases from its Euro-6 fleet boosted CM Downton’s pre-tax profit last year.