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We deliver people, projects and services to the construction and rail industries. Our divisions operate in all types of civil engineering environments including roads and bridges, airports, nuclear facilities, utilities, and mainline and underground rail. As well as being one of the largest labour and staff suppliers to the UK’s construction and rail companies, we also undertake rail and construction contracts. VGC is all about people – our own and the many clients that we support. Equality, diversity and inclusion, and strategic investment in the skills development of our people, even in tough trading conditions, are part of doing business in a responsible way. They are intrinsic to our clear vision of corporate social responsibility. Our strong and rewarding relationships with our many prestigious clients across the rail and construction industries are founded on ensuring our clients achieve their own objectives.
TypePrivate
Founded1960
HQRuislip, GB
Websitevgcgroup.co.uk
Employee Ratings3.4

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Employees (est.) (Oct 2019)341
Revenue (FY, 2017)£75.9 M(+9%)

Key People/Management at VGC Group

Chris Ryan

Chris Ryan

Operations Director
Ciara Pryce

Ciara Pryce

Group Services Director
Cliff Barrowman

Cliff Barrowman

Commercial Director
John Hannan

John Hannan

HSQE Director
Andy Rogers

Andy Rogers

Non-Executive Director
Bob Webb

Bob Webb

Non-Executive Director
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VGC Group Office Locations

VGC Group has offices in Ruislip, Bridgwater, Canning Town, Cumbria and in 6 other locations
Ruislip, GB (HQ)
Cardinal House Bury Street
Bridgwater, GB
The Exchange Express Park Bristol Rd
Canning Town, GB
Unit 4 The Sphere 116 Silvertown Way
Cumbria, GB
Unit 32, Phase 3 Phoenix Enterprise Centre Earl Street Cleator Moor
Glasgow City, GB
Govan Workspace Unit 6, Alexander Stephen House 91 Holmfauld Road
Isleworth , GB
Westar House 690 Great West Rd
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VGC Group Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

1960
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VGC Group Revenue

VGC Group's revenue was reported to be £75.91 m in FY, 2017
GBP

Revenue (FY, 2017)

75.9m

Gross profit (FY, 2017)

11.8m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2017), %

15.6%

Net income (FY, 2017)

2.5m

EBITDA (FY, 2017)

3.6m

EBIT (FY, 2017)

3.0m

Cash (31-Dec-2017)

6.2m
GBPFY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Revenue

30.3m30.2m27.4m32.4m35.1m42.7m50.5m54.5m70.1m75.9m

Revenue growth, %

18%8%

Cost of goods sold

22.6m22.0m20.5m25.1m27.7m35.1m41.6m44.7m58.2m64.1m

Gross profit

7.7m8.2m6.9m7.3m7.4m7.5m8.9m9.8m11.9m11.8m
GBPFY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Cash

1.6m2.8m2.1m1.8m1.6m3.7m3.0m5.6m5.9m6.2m

Accounts Receivable

5.6m4.1m5.6m7.8m7.9m8.2m11.0m10.2m13.0m13.6m

Current Assets

970.0970.07.9m7.4m8.9m11.2m11.2m13.6m15.5m16.9m20.1m21.2m

PP&E

3.3k4.0m3.8m3.7m3.6m3.6m3.6m3.8m3.8m4.0m3.7m
GBPFY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

11.2k9.6k1.2m1.1m1.0m1.1m1.1m1.3m1.6m1.5m4.5m2.5m

Cash From Operating Activities

2.9m2.5m241.9k215.8k2.0m3.5m1.0m4.0m3.4m2.1m

Dividends Paid

11.2k9.6k11.4k11.0k150.0k99.2k100.0k180.0k495.0k625.0k2.0m1.4m

Cash From Financing Activities

(400.8k)(372.8k)(366.0k)(152.8k)(200.8k)(271.7k)(107.6k)110.5k(337.1k)(117.6k)
GBPY, 2017

Revenue/Employee

310.8k

Financial Leverage

1.5 x
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VGC Group Online and Social Media Presence

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Touch rugby to help charity

VGC is fielding a touch rugby team in the Heathrow 'world cup' on 16 October in aid of construction charity The Lighthouse Club. The post Touch rugby to help charity appeared first on VGC Group.

VGC staff awards recognise values and success

VGC's annual staff celebration on 10 October was a chance to meet socially, look to the future and recognise people's contributions over the past year The post VGC staff awards recognise values and success appeared first on VGC Group.

Richard Wheeler wins Skanska safety award

Skanska has presented an Injury-Free Environment (IFE) award to HSQE manager Richard Wheeler. The award acknowledges Richard’s work on to keep everyone safe on several Skanska sites, including Waterloo, A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon scheme and HS2. The award reads: “Passion… The post Richard Wheeler w…

Women into Construction award

VGC has received a special commendation award for supporting Women into Construction. The award citation reads: “Your excellent contribution has directly resulted in increased participation of women in the construction industry”. VGC has been a key supporter of Women into… The post Women into Constr…

VGC signs up to Ban the Box

We have signed up to the Ban the Box campaign, as part of VGC’s commitment to give ex-offenders a second chance. Ban the Box is a national campaign to create a fair chance for ex-offenders. It asks employers to remove… The post VGC signs up to Ban the Box appeared first on VGC Group.

National Inclusion Week 2019

Zena writes: To mark National Inclusion Week 2019, we have been talking about what ‘inclusion’ means to us. The answers from staff have been varied and very positive. “Every person has their needs met” said Ellie Cook, HR adviser and… The post National Inclusion Week 2019 appeared first on VGC Group…
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VGC Group Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was VGC Group founded?

    VGC Group was founded in 1960.

  • Who are VGC Group key executives?

    VGC Group's key executives are Chris Ryan, Ciara Pryce and Cliff Barrowman.

  • How many employees does VGC Group have?

    VGC Group has 341 employees.

  • What is VGC Group revenue?

    Latest VGC Group annual revenue is £75.9 m.

  • What is VGC Group revenue per employee?

    Latest VGC Group revenue per employee is £222.6 k.

  • Who are VGC Group competitors?

    Competitors of VGC Group include Premier Group Recruitment, Hales Group and Leap29.

  • Where is VGC Group headquarters?

    VGC Group headquarters is located at Cardinal House Bury Street , Ruislip.

  • Where are VGC Group offices?

    VGC Group has offices in Ruislip, Bridgwater, Canning Town, Cumbria and in 6 other locations.

  • How many offices does VGC Group have?

    VGC Group has 10 offices.