Skip to: main navigation | main content

News analysis

Filter by

Amber Valley credit Peter Barr

Developments progress on three contaminated sites in England

Application for 180 homes on landfill affected site in Amber Valley, as 'most contaminated site in Europe' progresses and a temporary travellers' site on an old landfill in Dudley is made permanent.

Logo - ADAS UK

Bespoke natural solutions service from RSK firm

ADAS, part of the RSK group, announces a new service to help corporate clients create “meaningful environmental impacts” for their businesses.

Logo - ©RSK

SCP joins RSK Group

The specialist highways and drainage consultancy is RSK’s 26th acquisition this financial year, as UK-based firm continues its rapid growth

Logo - ©RSK

Three more purchases for RSK in bumper M&A year

The most acquisitive company in the UK E&S sector finalised another three deals at the end of 2021 taking tally up to 33 for the year

General - ecology

COP26: RSK event hears call for supply chain audits on biodiversity 

As companies investigate their scope 3 carbon emissions, they also have the opportunity to investigate the biodiversity impacts of their value chains. Yet only 12% of FTSE100 companies report any supply chain audit on biodiversity

Logo - ©RSK

RSK acquires Electrokinetic and EiB

14th & 15th purchase of the 2021/22 FY adds innovative remediation technology, and bid writing expertise

Logo - RSK Adas

ADAS to develop green map of UK

Enhancing green infrastructure in urban areas is a key part of the UK’s 25-year environment plan

General - Brownfield - Wheathamstead @Emily Cooke, Sanctus

Business leaders debate sustainability within the brownfield sector

Senior representatives from ten environmental & engineering consultants, remediation contractors and developers discussed the role of the brownfield & regeneration sector in delivering sustainability

CV-19 II 2020 - cover image

UK environmental consulting resilient despite Brexit & CV-19

Sector hits all-time high of £1.9bn in 2019 before pandemic forces decline last year; Jacobs confirmed new market leader, then RSK, WSP, AECOM and RPS; demand for climate change & energy services surges as net zero and climate resilience efforts ramp up

Places - Northampton Gateway ©SEGRO

Work begins Northampton Gateway interchange

A team including FPCR, RSK, BWB, Vanguardia and RPS worked on the environmental statement for a key midlands infrastructure development

General - COVID19

Bring on the brownfield bounceback!

The UK's brownfield sector remains defiantly optimistic about the post-COVID-19 environment. Ian Grant reports from our upbeat second live panel discussion.

Logo - ©RSK

RSK acquires again, expanding domestic and overseas footprint

RSK wants to "invest in market segments less likely to be negatively affected by COVID-19"

Places - City_of_London

UK environmental consultancy gathers momentum with Brexit worries sidelined

Brexit fails to dampen sector thanks to a resurgent public sector spending and continued infrastructure activity. And there’s change at the top as WSP, Jacobs, RSK, AECOM and Mott MacDonald lead the pack, while APEM, Delta-Simons and Sweco enter EA’s Top 30 for the first time.

General - Digital © Jacobs

Insight Report: Digital revolution shapes environmental consultancy

Business leaders from international consulting firms reveal how they believe the digital revolution is changing the EC sector from the inside and out

General - UK market trends - ©Bigstock

Brexit checks UK environmental consulting market growth

Strong demand across multiple client sectors fuels another solid performance from the UK EC Top 30, although slowdown evident on Brexit worries finds EA’s latest market report

Places - Lee Tunnel construction - ©Thames Water

Market Insight: AMP6 - boom and bust is dead...long live boom and bust

We look at the work environmental consultants are doing in the UK water sector where the utilities’ investment cycle and WFD are major drivers, and consider the changes afoot

Places - Heathrow 3R - credit Heathrow Airport

Market Insight: UK infrastructure & environment

In the third and final part of this special series of features looking at environmental business drivers and disruptors, we look at why the infrastructure and housing regeneration markets have consultants so optimistic

Place - Power Station ©shipley43

Market Insight: Energy and emissions catch 22

Where UK environmental consultancies are viewing opportunities for their services set against often seemingly divergent energy and emissions reduction policies, added to developments and threats on the international scene

Flags - EU and UK

Market Insight: Brexit and the changing policy landscape

UK EC industry outlook 2017/18: risks, reaction and current consensus on Brexit and key environmental policy changes expected over the coming months

General - EASummit8

EA Business Summit 2016 - accelerating growth and adding value to address market disruptors

Brexit of course rated as a prominent theme, but this year's EA summit also highlighted other strategic priorities for consultancy managers and the wider environmental profession

General - Offshore Oil and Gas

Market Insight: thrift and practicalities for the oil & gas sector

The focus is on environmental compliance and efficiency as the oil price dip persists and exploration diminishes

General - Financial Canary Wharf

Market Insight: environmental liabilities & due diligence consulting (part 2) - rise of the ethical investor & big data

The impact of environmental social governance in the investment community and how big data may also shape the future of this area

General - Financial

Market Insight: environmental liabilities & risk (part I) - economic recovery drives EDD consultancy segment

UK recovery finally felt through uplift in demand for environmental due diligence as investor confidence soars