10 Jul 2019

Investor demands, operational economics and plastics backlash pile pressure on energy majors Locked

European oil & gas firms under pressure from investor demands on climate change and low-carbon transition

Europe, Global, UK
27 Jun 2019

RPS share price reacts to warning on softer Australian market conditions Locked

UK professional services group and the country's number-one environmental consultancy RPS saw its share price dip by more than 40% this week after issuing a trading update which warns of “stagnation” in its Australia Asia Pacific (AAP) business

Asia Pacific, Europe, Global, UK
26 Jun 2019

Leadership in environmental consultancy - extinction or rebellion? Locked

There is an urgent need for leadership in E&S consultancy to help organisations address the climate emergency. But is the sector ready to lead from the front, asked John Chubb of RPS in his opening keynote at the EA Business Summit 2019

Global, UK
23 May 2019

CEO question time: John Chubb, RPS

A few weeks away from the Environment Analyst Business Summit 2019 we get a taster of the major issues to be explored through Q&A with our keynote speaker and co-chair

Europe, Global, UK
27 Mar 2019

Thames Water reveals £200m leakage detection contract winners Locked

Europe, UK
27 Feb 2019

Turnaround on track for RPS Locked

Stable 2018 performance for 5,600-strong British-based firm as staffing issues impact growth in established markets. CEO John Douglas gives EA his take

Europe, UK
5 Feb 2019

RPS acquires Australian advisory firm Corview Locked

Asia Pacific, Australia, Global
5 Feb 2019

Ofwat concerned with draft business plans from water firms Locked

Affinity, Hafren, Southern and Thames Water placed under significant scrutiny after business plans fall ‘well short’ of requirements.

Europe, UK
23 Jan 2019

Rebranded RPS positions for future growth Locked

Goal to be ‘best mid-size consulting firm in global industry’ through proposition of ‘making complex easy’. EA speaks to visionary CEO John Douglas

Europe, Global, UK
17 Dec 2018

RPS linked to PE firm Charterhouse Locked

LSE-listed environmental consulting player could be taken private according to media reports

Global
27 Nov 2018

RPS studies support offshore wind leasing round Locked

Europe, UK
20 Nov 2018

Highways England reforms procurement as £8.7bn framework winners revealed Locked

Arup, PBA (now part of Stantec), Ramboll, RPS, Sweco and WYG among consultancies supporting delivery partners for road improvement programme to 2024

Europe, UK
20 Nov 2018

RPS announces leadership changes as share price hits low Locked

Global leadership team in place to see UK player transform into a 'truly global firm' - but investment in doing so will impact profit in the near term

Europe, Global, UK
3 Aug 2018

‘Steady improvement’, story so far for RPS in 2018 Locked

Improving organic growth and organisational restructure among highlights reported in H1. But what of Brexit, plans for the US and digitalisation? Group CEO reveals his thoughts to EA

Europe, Global, UK
10 May 2018

RPS and Bluesky support Irish water project Locked

Europe, UK
9 May 2018

RPS acquires Australian stakeholder engagement consultancy Locked

Asia Pacific, Australia, Europe, Global, UK
11 Apr 2018

Environmental consultancies reveal gender pay gap Locked

EA looks at the gender pay gap and employment trends in the environmental sector as large UK organisations report them for the first time, and asks firms how they plan to tackle the underlying issues

Europe, UK
6 Mar 2018

New RPS boss reveals strategic update on FY17 results Locked

Priorities include renewed emphasis on organic growth and leveraging ‘compelling opportunities’ in energy - in spite of energy business goodwill impairment denting bottom line last year

Europe, Global, UK
6 Feb 2018

RPS issues trading update ahead of FY17 results Locked

Europe, UK
29 Jan 2018

UK EC sector structure and Top 30 analysis (newly updated) Locked

Environment Analyst models how recent market dynamics and M&A activity have impacted the make-up and strategic positioning of the leading crop of environmental consulting players

Europe, UK
23 Jan 2018

RPS helps Shaftesbury to ESG recognition Locked

Europe, UK
18 Jan 2018

Development and infrastructure fuels strong year for EIA Locked

EIA remains the engine of growth for the UK’s environmental consultants, according to the latest market report from Environment Analyst

Europe, UK
18 Jan 2018

Brexit checks UK environmental consulting market growth Locked

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

Europe, UK
15 Dec 2017

Anglian Water reveals £3.5m contract winners Locked

Europe, UK
1 Nov 2017

Ecofys and RPS produce baseline report on North Sea renewables Locked

Ecofys and RPS have produced the first-ever overview of environmental data for renewable energy deployment in the North Sea region, on behalf of the European Commission.

Europe, UK
10 Aug 2017

RPS sees stabilisation of organic growth Locked

UK publicly-quoted consultancy lifts full year expectations on interim result, as diversification strategy provides resilience to 'severe oil & gas downturn of last two years'

Europe, Global, UK
12 Jul 2017

RPS contributes to Rhode Island climate change study Locked

Global
18 May 2017

CEO of RPS to retire, successor announced Locked

Former Coffey chief exec John Douglas will take over from environmental consulting alumnus Alan Hearne who has been with RPS for nearly 40 years

Global
23 Mar 2017

Thomson Ecology awarded Hornsea Project Three EIA role Locked

Europe, UK
16 Mar 2017

RPS and Genesis support clients through ‘lower for longer’ oil price environment Locked

Europe, UK