Kier Group has appointed Louisa Finlay as its chief people officer and part of the group’s executive committee with effect from March 6. Currently Kier Construction’s clients and markets managing director, Louisa will take over from Helen Redfern, who will be leaving Kier after ten succe
Kier Group is putting its support behind the Lighthouse Construction Industry Charity, the only charity that provides independent emotional, physical and financial wellbeing support to construction workers and their families, by becoming an annual Company Supporter of the Lighthouse
A special groundbreaking event was held yesterday to mark the start of construction work on the new Currie Community High School. Shirley-Anne Somerville, cabinet secretary for education and skills at the Scottish Government was joined on site by Councillor Joan Griffiths, education, children and fa
Lee Sturdy has joined Kier in the newly created role of science and technology director for its construction business. The move will see Lee lead on Kier Construction’s life sciences capability, setting the strategic direction as it expands its work in this rapidly growing, specialist sec
A masterplan application has been submitted for the Scottish Prison Service’s new HMP Glasgow prison facility, the modern, fit-for-purpose replacement for HMP Barlinnie which is due to open in 2026. The masterplan for the 54-acre site, at the former Provan Gas Works on Royston Road to the nort
Kier's group managing director, construction Liam Cummins is to leave the company at the end of the year. Mr Cummins will continue in post until the end of December and lead the construction business to ensure an orderly transition and handover before taking up a chief executive role outsi
Kier has been appointed by NHS Ayrshire & Arran to deliver a mental health facility at Ayrshire Central Hospital in Irvine. Foxgrove will be the first medium secure adolescent inpatient service for young people in Scotland and has been procured through The Health Facilities Scotland Framework.
Despite ongoing inflationary pressures, Kier has been able to increase its adjusted operating profit and raise its operating margin while achieving a "significant reduction in debt. Announcing its results for the year ended 30 June 2022 this morning, the infrastructure services, construction and pro
Indeglås has been appointed by Kier Construction Scotland to design, supply and install internal glazed screens at the ongoing refurbishment of Glasgow’s Citizen’s Theatre. Works will transform visitor, performer and staff experiences, ensuring the building retains its iconic statu
The Unite union has claimed victory securing sick pay for 10,000 Kier Group workers and has urged other construction employers to follow suit. Following a campaign by the union, the construction giant has agreed to implement sick pay across the company.
Kier Construction has been appointed by hub South West Scotland, on behalf of North Lanarkshire Council, to deliver the new St Kevin's Community Hub, incorporating St Kevin's Primary School and community facilities. The learning, teaching and community campus will be situated close to its existing l
In a first for the UK construction industry, Kier has launched a brand-new tool to track its spend in areas of social deprivation across the UK. The tool, known as Local Multiplier 3 (LM3), has been developed by the New Economics Foundation and will aid the Group’s ability to show and improve
The Scottish Prison Service (SPS) has awarded Kier the preconstruction services contract to deliver HMP Glasgow, the new prison that is set to replace Victorian-era HMP Barlinnie in 2026. HMP Glasgow will be a modern facility built on a 54-acre site in Provanmill. SPS intends that it will be designe