Working together to deliver stakeholder value

Our subsidiaries, directly employed workforce and supply chain work together to deliver a safe and responsive service supporting the day-to-day demands of the UK’s critical infrastructure.

Market position

We have strong positions in our markets where we operate often under long-term framework agreements. The reliable nature of the UK infrastructure markets in which we are deeply embedded gives the Board confidence in our strategy.

Engaged and committed workforce

Our directly employed workforce are highly trained and experienced in the individual markets in which they operate. The Group is committed to the development of its workforce and direct engagement supports the responsive nature of the work we undertake.

Financial visibility and strength

The markets in which we operate are largely governed by regulation and, as such, benefit from long-term programmes of committed funding.

Our results are reflective of our defensive qualities, resilience and the implementation of numerous mitigation measures that have proven to be extremely effective in responding to the challenges of Covid-19.

National infrastructure

Operating on the UK’s critical networks including the rail, telecoms, water, highways and energy networks we support the day-to-day operation of these key infrastructure assets. The UK Government designated the majority of our activities as critical to the Covid-19 response and we have safely and proactively responded to the ongoing network demands.

Compliant

The safety, health and welfare of our employees and those potentially affected by our activities is a fundamental driver to our highest priority of compliant service delivery.

Considerate

To be considerate, inclusive and respectful in the way we employ and develop our workforce giving full recognition to our socio-economic responsibilities.

Responsible

Our responsible business strategy is underpinned by our core values and supported by our corporate governance framework which facilitates our growth ambition.

Progressive

Encouraging entrepreneurial spirit to drive continuous improvement in all that we do with the objective of adding value to all stakeholders.

Reliable

Demonstrable and reliable delivery performance aligned with our clearly defined strategic priorities.

Sustainable

Our ambitions are long term and build on the solid foundations we have established. We are committed to an approach that delivers sustainable economic, social and environmental value.

Responsive

A customer focused ‘can do’ attitude that recognises the priorities of our clients and all stakeholders.

Integrity

To behave honestly, openly and fairly with the highest levels of integrity and professionalism at all times.

Shareholders

Through our strong governance framework and system of internal controls, the Group is effectively managed, producing consistently strong results. We are well positioned in our chosen markets with a differentiated business model for continued success.

Employees

We provide a range of training and development opportunities for our employees as well as attractive remuneration packages.

Operating companies

We support our subsidiary businesses to retain their own strong identities as well as providing central health and safety, IT, HR and commercial functions.

Customers

Our range of complementary skills and responsive service assist us in providing our customers with their day-to-day requirements and helps them achieve their longer-term goals.

Suppliers

Operating with fairness and integrity we work with our supply chain to develop a working relationship which benefits all parties.

Communities

We support the local communities in which we operate by engaging with them on charitable, environmental and social causes. We operate responsibly and ensure a lasting positive impact from the work we undertake.