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  1. March 25, 2015

    Balfour warns of ‘major challenges’ after reporting £304m loss

    Leo Quinn, Balfour Beatty’s recently appointed chief executive, on Wednesday warned of “major short-term challenges” after...

  2. March 25, 2015

    Ousting of Clarkson is a green light for BBC revamp to go up a gear

    Are you looking forward to the BBC’s post-Clarkson Top Gear? Me neither. One imagines the politically-correct line-up of...

  1. March 24, 2015

    Outsourcer calls for independent watchdog in transparency drive

    One of the world’s biggest outsourcing companies has urged the UK government to set up an independent regulator to monitor...

  2. March 20, 2015

    Leo Quinn faces uphill battle to remove Balfour Beatty ‘skeletons’

    Six profit warnings. Two failed deals. Years of management turmoil. Faced with Balfour Beatty’s dismal record, incoming...

  3. March 18, 2015

    Budget 2015: VAT changes level the playing field for outsourcing

    Government outsourcing is expected to increase after the coalition removed VAT charges for private sector bidders on public...

  4. February 26, 2015

    Consortiums named for London super sewer

    The body created by Thames Water to deliver the £4.2bn so-called “super sewer” through central London has provisionally...

  5. February 18, 2015

    Balfour Beatty completes £352m Welsh wind power deal

    Balfour Beatty has completed its acquisition of a £352m Welsh offshore transmission project, just one day after its new...

  6. February 16, 2015

    Balfour Beatty sells £40m wind farm stake

    Balfour Beatty has sold a £40m stake in its Kent wind farm business as the infrastructure group looks to raise cash amid a...

  7. February 11, 2015

    Balfour Beatty selects Aveva’s Philip Aiken as chairman

    Balfour Beatty has tapped Aveva Group head Philip Aiken as its incoming chairman, just weeks after issuing a profit warning...

  8. January 26, 2015

    WYG plans sale, merger or acquisition in pursuit of faster growth

    WYG, the project manager and technical consultancy, has put itself up for sale by announcing a strategic review. The...

  9. January 22, 2015

    Balfour Beatty chief faces Olympian turnround task

    Balfour Beatty hoped its £154m deal to convert London’s Olympic stadium, pictured below, into a new home for West Ham United...

  10. January 22, 2015

    Balfour Beatty: holding hands

    Two people walk down the street. One proceeds serenely. The other is holding hands with a small child. Sometimes the child...

  11. January 22, 2015

    Hod-carrying plodders should be infra dig at Quinn’s rebuilt Balfour

    Leo Quinn, brisk new boss of Balfour Beatty, regards the struggling infrastructure group as a “value creation opportunity”....

  12. January 22, 2015

    Timeline of Balfour Beatty’s troubles

    November 2012 — Balfour Beatty’s shares fall 18 per cent as it warns on profits for the first time, blaming tough...

  13. January 22, 2015

    Balfour Beatty in further turmoil as KPMG reveals £70m shortfall

    Balfour Beatty was thrown into fresh turmoil after an independent probe into its finances revealed an unexpected shortfall...

  14. December 5, 2014

    Balfour Beatty rejects £1bn JLIF offer

    Balfour Beatty has rejected a £1bn offer for its investment arm and said it is on track to deliver a review into the...

  15. November 30, 2014

    Balfour Beatty offered £1bn for investment arm by John Laing

    Balfour Beatty is weighing a £1bn offer for its investment arm in a development that could lead to an eventual break-up of...

  16. November 25, 2014

    Balfour climbs as bargain hunters arrive

    Bargain hunters arrived for Balfour Beatty on Tuesday with bid hopes helping to support the rally. Merrill Lynch, Balfour’s...

  17. November 4, 2014

    Balfour Beatty CFO Duncan Magrath to leave company

    The shake-up at the top of Balfour Beatty took a fresh turn on Tuesday with the announcement that Duncan Magrath, chief...

  18. October 28, 2014

    Balfour Beatty gets go-ahead for Parsons sale

    Balfour Beatty’s shareholders on Tuesday voted to back the sale of Parsons Brinckerhoff, the US design consultancy that...

  19. October 15, 2014

    Balfour Beatty names Qinetiq head as chief executive

    Balfour Beatty has named Leo Quinn, the current boss of defence research group Qinetiq, as chief executive, bringing back a...

  20. October 5, 2014

    UK regional airports join forces as Blackpool fights for survival

    After years of losses, Blackpool airport has only days to find a buyer if it is not to join the growing numbers of the UK’s...

  21. October 2, 2014

    Investors stand firm in face of profitability warning shots

    Like Shakespeare’s sorrows, profit warnings “come not single spies but in battalions”. And, last month, the battalions...

  22. September 29, 2014

    Bonus clawbacks will burnish City prestige, not tarnish it

    Querying the bill goes against the grain for employers as it does for diners, miserably tucking into bad restaurant meals...

  23. September 29, 2014

    Balfour Beatty: still got your hard hat?

    The American civil engineer Arthur M Wellington once said that his craft was “the art of doing well with one dollar, which...

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    September 29, 2014

    The (early) Lunch Wrap

    Good morning New York, FT ALPHAVILLE How’s it koan, at Quindell? When it comes to Quindell is an update promising an update...

  25. September 29, 2014

    Balfour Beatty warns on profits for fifth time

    Balfour Beatty was left struggling to retain credibility on Monday after the builder issued its fifth profit warning in less...

  26. September 9, 2014

    Carillion’s finance chief quits Wincanton board

    Wincanton, the logistics group chaired by Balfour Beatty’s executive chairman Steve Marshall, on Tuesday announced that...

  27. September 9, 2014

    Scottish secession would make pensions do the splits

    Scotland could not be separated from the UK with a sweep of a pen. It would require microsurgery of the kind needed to...

  28. September 4, 2014

    Bilfinger: losing power

    Typical. Just typical. You make a whole song and dance about how you are getting out of non-core businesses, only to find...

  29. September 3, 2014

    Balfour sells Parsons arm for £820m

    Balfour Beatty has reached a deal to sell Parsons Brinckerhoff, the US design consultancy that became the stumbling block...

  30. FT Alphaville

    August 27, 2014

    The (early) Lunch Wrap

    Good morning New York, FT ALPHAVILLE Bob’s back: Paul notes that Wednesday sees a resumption of trading in Atlas Mara...

  31. August 27, 2014

    Balfour Beatty public-private portfolio valued at more than £1bn

    Balfour Beatty has announced that its public-private portfolio has increased in value to more than £1bn in figures delayed...

  32. August 22, 2014

    Week in review, August 23

    A round up of some of the week’s most significant corporate events and news stories. Berkshire to pay $900,000 penalty over...

  33. August 20, 2014

    Carillion courtship that ended in tears

    Since May, Balfour Beatty has looked like an obvious bid target. That month, the FTSE 250 construction group issued its...

  34. August 20, 2014

    Balfour’s next move will be to revalue public-private contracts

    With Carillion’s bid for its rival dead in the water, Balfour Beatty can now concentrate on its public-private portfolio....

  35. August 20, 2014

    Carillion abandons pursuit of Balfour Beatty

    Carillion abandoned its month-long pursuit of rival Balfour Beatty on Wednesday after Balfour rejected its third offer,...

  36. August 19, 2014

    BHP’s spin-off will go with the flow

    It is appropriate that BHP Billiton’s demerger, codenamed Operation River, will result in what looks like a run-off vehicle....

  37. August 18, 2014

    Balfour Beatty in talks to sell US arm to WSP for £700m

    Balfour Beatty is in advanced talks to sell its US design consultancy Parsons Brinckerhoff to WSP Global for £700m, as the...

  38. August 15, 2014

    Balfour Beatty rejects Carillion savings claims

    Balfour Beatty has again rejected £3bn merger proposals from construction rival Carillion, stating that the “opportunistic”...

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