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    1. January 20, 2014

      Crossrail to put pressure on West End facilities

      Upgraded population figures for London and the southeast will ramp up the pressure on the infrastructure of the West End as...

    2. 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...

    1. November 6, 2012

      Government outsourcing at peak, says Babcock

      The private sector would be hard pressed to keep up with any further acceleration in the already ferocious pace of UK...

    2. July 6, 2012

      Babcock’s ‘bid pipeline’ surges

      Babcock International said the volume of engineering contracts it was bidding for had risen more than a third during the...

    3. May 15, 2012

      Barnier outsources dirigisme on bank pay

      You get a cannier class of Eurocrat at the European Commission. Members of the European Parliament have proposed a crude 1:1...

    4. May 15, 2012

      Austerity squeeze lifts Babcock profits 56%

      The squeeze on spending by governments and private companies helped Babcock International, the support services and defence...

    5. November 8, 2011

      Babcock buoyed by demand for mining equipment

      The booming South African mining sector helped buoy first-half sales at Babcock International, the support services and...

    6. September 28, 2011

      Babcock sees £8bn opportunity in MoD cuts

      Babcock, the defence and security services group, hopes to profit from an increase in outsourcing, as government departments...

    7. May 17, 2011

      Babcock eyes benefits from spending cuts

      The outsourcing of critical defence operations to the private sector is only just getting started, Babcock International...

    8. April 20, 2011

      Call to build new London homes

      Boris Johnson, London mayor, should create a housing company to help launch new development in the capital, according to a...

    9. January 25, 2011

      Babcock seeks surface ship contracts

      Babcock International, the defence and security services group, is looking to extend its expertise in the maintenance of...

    10. November 9, 2010

      Babcock looks to defence ‘positives’

      Babcock International shrugged off the resignation of Lord Hesketh, its deputy chairman, on Monday as the defence contractor...

    11. November 8, 2010

      Hesketh out of Babcock over defence policy attack

      Lord Hesketh, former trade minister under UK prime ministers Margaret Thatcher and John Major, has resigned from the board...

    12. October 20, 2010

      Winners and losers emerge in defence cuts

      EADS of France is the lead partner in AirTanker, which will supply the UK with up to 14 aircraft capable of refuelling jet...

    13. October 19, 2010

      Industry seeks more clarity on cuts

      At BAE Systems and its smaller defence contractor peers, the strategic defence and security review has for months cast a...

    14. October 19, 2010

      No-nonsense view of defence

      Peter Rogers, Babcock chief Peter Rogers is in buoyant mood as the armed forces turn to outsourcing in the face of...

    15. September 29, 2010

      Babcock expects gains from defence cuts

      Up periscope: Babcock says maintenance and refitting work is likely to increase if programmes for new equipment, such as...

    16. July 9, 2010

      Babcock bullish as VT deal is sealed

      Babcock International completed its £1.4bn($2.1bn) takeover of rival VT Group and predicted greater outsourcing...

    17. June 10, 2010

      Lester's M&A jinx

      Having sold defence company VT Group to rival Babcock earlier this year, VT's former boss Paul Lester has been busy...

    18. May 12, 2010

      Buoyant Babcock seeks benefits from growth in government outsourcing

      The chief executive ofBabcock International shrugged off concerns over the impact of a hung parliament and predicted more...

    19. May 11, 2010

      Babcock expects government outsourcing gains

      The chief executive of Babcock International shrugged off concerns over the impact of a hung parliament and predicted more...

    20. March 30, 2010

      Babcock bolstered by order book

      Babcock International, the support services group, said recent trading had been strong and flagged up a 40 per cent rise in...

    21. March 29, 2010

      Corporate Diary

      TUESDAY 30 * When Babcock issues a pre-close trading update, investors will be looking for reassurance of continued strong...

    22. March 29, 2010

      Corporate Diary

      TODAY Earnings China Petroleum & Chemical FY Rmb0.71 (Rmb0.34)Shareholder meeting Fiat TUESDAY 30 * The full-year results of...

    23. March 24, 2010

      Crossword fan denies satisfaction at putting one across old rival

      Peter Rogers, chief executive of Babcock, might be feeling a bit jaded by the relentlessness of the past few weeks, but his...

    24. March 24, 2010

      Babcock chief eyes benefits of scale

      The call Peter Rogers, chief executive of Babcock International, had been waiting for during the past six weeks finally came...

    25. March 24, 2010

      Lester's ship comes in

      Babcock chief Peter Rogers and chairman Mike Turner are preparing to take control of VT Group, but its boss Paul Lester says...

    26. March 23, 2010

      Babcock chief eyes benefits of scale

      The call Peter Rogers, chief executive of Babcock International, had been waiting for during the past six weeks finally came...

    27. March 23, 2010

      Takeover ends 160-year era for VT

      It was a deal that was probably always going to happen. Ever since VT Group, together with BAE Systems, looked at a break-up...

    28. March 23, 2010

      Merger ends 150-year era for VT Group

      It was a deal that was probably always going to happen. Ever since VT Group, together with BAE Systems, looked at a break-up...

    29. February 27, 2010

      Babcock battles for supremacy

      The three-way takeover tussle setting the UK's FTSE 250 alight could be decided by just a handful of City fund managers,...

    30. February 26, 2010

      Babcock battles for supremacy

      The three-way takeover tussle setting the UK’s FTSE 250 alight could be decided by just a handful of City fund managers,...

    31. February 16, 2010

      Defence industry frenemies

      Friends one day can very easily become enemies, especially in the defence industry.It was only in 2006 that Mike Turner ,...

    32. February 16, 2010

      Babcock bid sets scene for takeover tussle

      Revenge is sweet, they say, but especially in business. Four years after fending off a joint takeover approach from VT Group...

    33. February 15, 2010

      Move for VT sets scene for takeover tussle

      Revenge is sweet, they say, but especially in business. Four years after fending off a joint takeover approach from VT Group...

    34. November 30, 2009

      RDA veteran defends value to business

      Scrapping regional development agencies would reduce business influence on government policies, the longest-serving RDA...

    35. November 29, 2009

      RDA veteran defends value to business

      Scrapping the regional development agencies would reduce business influence on government policies, the country’s longest...

    36. November 29, 2009

      RDA veteran defends value to business

      Scrapping regional development agencies would reduce business influence on government policies, the longest-serving RDA...

    37. November 11, 2009

      Babcock eyes rapid growth

      Babcock, the engineering support services company, expects pressures on defence budgets around the world to accelerate its...

    38. November 10, 2009

      Babcock eyes rapid growth

      Babcock, the engineering support services company, expects pressures on defence budgets round the world to accelerate its...

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