Speedy Hire claims that the financial irregularities it uncovered last November – and which led to the resignation of former chief executive Steve Corcoran – were the result of “deliberate action” by a small number of people, all of whom have left the company.
Travis Perkins says it is so confident about the outlook for 2014 that it is planning to increase its capital expenditure by at least £20m to between £130m and £150m this year as it rolls out new stores and concessions.
Morgan Sindall said upward pressure on supply chain costs and skills availability will continue to present challenges in the market this year, as it posted a very mixed set of full-year results for 2013.
Newcastle-based multi-disciplinary engineering consultancy Patrick Parsons has continued its expansion southwards with the acquisition of civil and structural consultancy Stewart and Harris, based in Birmingham.
Traumatic incidents that happen while you’re working are rare but they can occur. Here Kate Nowlan, chief executive of CiC Employee Assistance, outlines how you can make the best of preparing for the worst.