Robertson reports record turnover of £580 million

Bill Robertson

ROBERTSON has announced a record £580 million turnover for the year ended March 2017- an increase of 28%.

Profit before tax is up 22% to £26 million, while the group’s forward order book totals £2.3 billion.

The Stirling-based group has 21 distinct infrastructure-based businesses and over 2,200 employees. Employee numbers have increased by 300 in the past year and the group was recently awarded a Gold accreditation from Investors in People in recognition of ongoing investment in apprenticeships, internships, school leavers and graduates. The Group currently employs 207 employees under the age of 24, including 52 apprentices, 53 trainees and 13 graduates.

Bill Robertson, executive chairman of Robertson Group, said he was “delighted” with the progress across all 21 operating companies. He added, “The Group has now started delivering on its new five-year strategic plan with a strong focus on sustainability, innovation and productivity. The continued success of the Group will be based on generating sustainable and appropriate returns for any work undertaken.

“We are delighted to have the visibility, capability and strong capital base from which to deliver high-quality projects and services to our existing and potential clients into the future. The shareholders of Robertson Group are fully committed to the long-term investment and sustainability of the business.”