FT survey awards gold stars for E&S consultants Locked

Environment Analysts' Top 100 firms appear prominently in FT’s fifth annual rating of the UK’s leading management consultants and environmental & sustainability (E&S) advisers

Global, UK

Challenging but profitable FY21 for Arup Locked

Arup maintains profitability as revenue and employee numbers take a dip in 2020/21 but the future looks bright for the employee-owned firm

Europe, Global, UK

HS2 eastern leg axed in major policy reversal Locked

Heralded by government as the biggest ever investment in Britain’s rail network, the revised plan has met with fierce criticism

UK

Arup disengages from oil & gas Locked

Move is significant because up to third of Arup’s current energy business is from hydrocarbon-related projects. Design & engineering firm also commits to assessing carbon lifecycle for all building projects

Europe, Global, UK

Hydrogen opportunity bypassing the UK Locked

Industry leaders fear that the UK is falling behind on its promise of creating a 'world leading' hydrogen market

UK

Mott MacDonald joins Northern Powerhouse Partnership Locked

Firm joins partnership to advance the aims and ambition of the Northern Powerhouse

UK

Arup, Costain and Ricardo selected for direct air capture and ghg removal pilots  Locked

The three firms are piloting experimental, cutting-edge methods for reducing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere under a government-funded scheme

UK

Arup extends flexible working to 7-day week Locked

The employee trust-owned global engineering and design firm is adopting a hybrid employment model in the the UK

Europe, Global, UK

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

Europe, Global, UK

Arup helps HS2 Phase 2a to royal assent Locked

The legislation enabling the construction of the western extension of HS2 required complex and detailed environmental assessments from over 2,000 staff

UK

Arup trades ‘satisfactorily’ during pandemic Locked

Arup publishes 2019/20 financial accounts, providing indications of the challenges experienced during the global pandemic; also reveals net-zero objective

Europe, Global, UK

Consultancy trio to support Bristol transformation Locked

Arup, Arcadis and Mott MacDonald appointed to assist Bristol in delivering its ambitious One City Plan

UK

Heathrow ruling redraws carbon battleground Locked

Objections to the UK’s National Policy Statements on climate change grounds are unlikely to succeed, argues a legal expert. Objectors are now turning to the NSIP regime and DCOs as the 'theatre of war'

UK

Consultants win place on Scape framework Locked

Six groups of consultants have been chosen by procurement group Scape for its latest professional services framework, worth a combined £1bn

UK

Fife to be UK’s hydrogen pioneer Locked

H100 Fife is set to become the UK’s first hydrogen heating network, having received financial backing from Ofgem

UK

Tempered optimism to National Infrastructure Strategy Locked

The chancellor has announced a National Infrastructure Bank, the speeding up of infrastructure planning and a radical reform of environmental assessment

UK

Arup cuts 350 UK jobs Locked

London-headquartered engineering, design and environmental consultancy Arup has announced a redundancy programme impacting 350 UK employees - equivalent to around 5% of its domestic headcount - due to the impacts of COVID-19.

Europe, Global, UK

Arup maps Isle of Man flood risk Locked

Firm recommends ten solutions to avert a century of potential flood woes, following the Laxey flood incident last year

UK

UK plc calls for a green recovery Locked

Investing in low carbon technology will lead to a healthy and resilient economy post-COVID-19 say business leaders

UK

Heathrow ruling: a turning point for transport infrastructure? Locked

Heathrow’s third runway has been halted for now. The ruling could have huge ramifications for the planning and development of other transport infrastructure schemes

UK

Arup to support Scotland’s first offshore wind leasing round Locked

Europe, Global, UK

Arup records 'robust performance' in FY18/19 Locked

Europe, Global, UK

Brownfield Briefing Awards: Meridian One wins Project of the Year Locked

Fourteen winners were announced and five entries highly commended at the fifteenth anniversary of Environment Analyst's Brownfield Briefing Awards.

UK

UK engineering and building firms declare climate & biodiversity emergency Locked

Europe, UK

Arup positions for climate emergency work Locked

Europe, UK

130 companies call for 2050 net-zero target in UK Locked

Europe, UK

Arup leads on Greater Manchester clean air plan Locked

Europe, UK

Environment Agency selects partners for £1.5bn flood & coastal risk framework Locked

Arup, Atkins (SNC-Lavalin), Jacobs and JBA all triumphant in NGSA bid, although one unsuccessful bidder shares concerns on the viability of Agency’s new procurement model

Europe, UK

Arup, Mott Mac and PBA report on gender pay gap Locked

Europe, UK

Homes England’s £100m framework winners revealed Locked

Europe, UK