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  1. July 29, 2016

    UK nuclear agency ‘manipulated’ £7bn clean-up contract

    Britain’s Nuclear Decommissioning Authority “manipulated” and “fudged” a tender process for a £7bn contract to clean up...

  2. June 20, 2016

    MoD set to privatise repatriation and burial of war casualties

    Repatriation and burial of war casualties and notification of next of kin are to be run by the private sector with the...

  1. May 25, 2016

    International push boosts profits at Babcock

    A bulging pipeline of international work has propelled higher sales and profits at Babcock International, including...

  2. Fast FT

    May 25, 2016

    Babcock hikes divi 9% amid decent growth

    Babcock International has jacked up its dividend 9 per cent after the FTSE 100 defence-focused outsourcer racked up a...

  3. March 28, 2016

    BAE, Rolls-Royce and Babcock win £372m of RAF and Navy work

    BAE Systems, Rolls-Royce and Babcock have won contracts worth £372m to maintain the Hawk jets used by the Royal Air...

  4. March 28, 2016

    Goliath crane for sale at knockdown price

    Have some heavy lifting to do? For sale at half price, the £12m Goliath crane that has towered over Rosyth dockyard for...

  5. January 29, 2016

    Babcock, BAE and Rolls-Royce step in to support steelmaker

    Sheffield Forgemasters has been granted a £30m support package by three of the UK’s biggest manufacturers in a move...

  6. November 24, 2015

    Babcock expects to benefit from £12bn extra defence spending

    Babcock International said Britain’s decision to spend billions of pounds on extra equipment as part of its strategic...

  7. September 1, 2015

    BAE Systems: holding its breath

    Ignore for a moment the political furore over Faslane’s Royal Navy submarine base. George Osborne, chancellor, drew...

  8. August 7, 2015

    Boardroom trades, August 7

    Investors in Babcock International joined the Tories in toasting their election victory in May after shares in the...

  9. May 18, 2015

    Military contracts boost Babcock profits

    The biggest shake-up in decades at the Ministry of Defence has benefited Babcock, which posted a 43 per cent rise in...

  10. May 8, 2015

    Babcock leads election rally for FTSE 100

    Babcock International was Friday’s biggest winner as public sector outsourcers led the FTSE 100 to its biggest rebound...

  11. February 9, 2015

    Kelvin MacKenzie aims to take on his old station with radio bid

    Kelvin MacKenzie is bidding to run a new national sports radio station that would compete with Talksport, the...

  12. November 20, 2014

    Babcock profits rise as outsourcer fortifies position in defence

    Babcock International has reinforced its position at the heart of Britain’s defence establishment with a series of...

  13. November 20, 2014

    Industrial stocks help limit FTSE losses

    Chemical and engineering stocks helped limit overall losses on London’s FTSE 100 on Thursday, after well-received...

  14. October 2, 2014

    Babcock slips as tracker funds exit

    Babcock International’s £1.6bn purchase of helicopter operator Avincis in March has come with a sting in the tail: it...

  15. October 1, 2014

    Fallon warns against further defence cuts

    Citing threats from Islamic extremism and Russia, Defence Secretary Michael Fallon has warned the prime minister and...

  16. September 22, 2014

    Babcock bond sale raises issuance hopes post-Scotland vote

    Babcock International, the UK defence contractor that saw its shares fall in the run-up to last week’s referendum on...

  17. July 21, 2014

    Babcock lifts order book after deal

    Babcock International, a key supplier to the UK Ministry of Defence, has increased its order book to £13.5bn, boosted...

  18. May 19, 2014

    Babcock boosted by surge in UK government outsourcing

    Babcock, a key supplier to the UK Ministry of Defence, said a boom in outsourcing by Britain’s coalition government...

  19. April 1, 2014

    Babcock secures second big deal in as many days

    Babcock International has scored its second big contract win in two days, nailing a deal worth about £800m to manage...

  20. March 31, 2014

    Babcock wins UK nuclear clean-up contract

    The £7bn job of decommissioning Britain’s oldest nuclear power plants has been won jointly by UK defence specialist...

  21. March 27, 2014

    Rusal is not a human being

    Poor, wounded gazelle. Rusal has claimed that its human rights were infringed by a consumer-friendly plan to reduce...

  22. March 27, 2014

    Babcock shares fall after rights issue to fund £1.6bn Avincis deal

    Babcock International moved one step closer to becoming the ultimate ‘boys’ toys’ company when the British engineering...

  23. February 11, 2014

    UK retailers top FTSE after January sales

    European equities opened higher on Tuesday, with London’s indices boosted by strong overnight retail sales figures. The...

  24. December 17, 2013

    Babcock builds up its defences with cyber security deal

    Babcock has made its first move into the fast-growing cyber security market, acquiring one of the British government’s...

  25. November 25, 2013

    Babcock International: helicopter money

    The word “international” in Babcock International is a misnomer. The engineering support services group generates 85...

  26. November 24, 2013

    Babcock eyes stake in helicopter operator

    Babcock International is in talks over expanding its international business by taking a stake in a private equity-owned...

  27. November 12, 2013

    Babcock posts 17% rise in first half despite defence cutbacks

    Babcock International, the engineering and support services contractor, has defied defence cuts and turmoil in the...

  28. October 7, 2013

    Leading UK industrialists move to address skills shortages

    A group of leading industrialists has pledged to recruit five per cent of its permanent workforce from among graduate...

  29. May 17, 2013

    Highlights from this week’s Investors Chronicle

    Buy: Babcock (BAB) Full-year results for the outsourcing and engineering company beat market expectations on every...

  30. May 14, 2013

    Babcock boosted by UK defence shake-up

    The biggest shake-up in decades at the Ministry of Defence has benefited Babcock, which posted a 16 per cent rise in...

  31. May 14, 2013

    Utilities lifted by Severn Trent bid interest

    Severn Trent’s shares are already up more than 18 per cent after the water utility, long linked with potential bid...

  32. May 10, 2013

    Highlights from this week’s Investors Chronicle

    Buy: Development Securities (DSC) The shares look seriously undervalued at a 43 per cent discount to book value, which...

  33. April 3, 2013

    MoD outsourcing set to boost Babcock

    Babcock International Group’s bid pipeline has grown from £14bn to £15.5bn since the end of January, and the...

  34. March 31, 2013

    The Week Ahead: April 1 – April 7

    Diary commentary from FT reporters; data and company announcements, unless otherwise stated, from Thomson Reuters....

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    March 31, 2013

    Week ahead: 1-5 April

    A look at the week ahead from beyondbrics: a deadline for Malaysia to hold general elections approaches; Venezuela...

  36. March 11, 2013

    Melrose advances with talk of disposals

    Disposal hopes helped push Melrose to the top of the blue-chip risers on Monday. The engineering turnround specialist...

  37. March 5, 2013

    Xstrata exits after decade of two halves

    And so Xstrata takes its last bow as a quoted company. Barring yet another delay to the deadline for closing its $76bn...

  38. January 14, 2013

    Shanks to build waste plant

    Shanks, the waste management group, has signed a 25-year, £750m contract with Wakefield council to build one of the...

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