Persimmon has released results showing profits exceeding £1bn for the first time.
Published 27 February 2019
Housebuilder Persimmon has said that its profits will be “moderately ahead” of forecasts as the firm continues to grow despite a boardroom bonus controversy.
Published 15 January 2019
Housebuilder Persimmon has been fined by Perth and Kinross Council for a breach in planning regulations, its second indiscretion at the same site.
Published 12 December 2018
Persimmon Homes West Scotland has lodged plans to build 196 new homes on the site of a former hospital.
Published 12 November 2018
Housebuilder Persimmon has announced the departure of its chief executive Jeff Fairburn amid the long-running controversy over his £75 million bonus package.
Published 7 November 2018
A planning application for 68 homes at Dunbar has been given the green light by East Lothian Council.
Published 10 October 2018
Plans have been refused for a residential development on the site of the former whisky bottling plant in Dundee.
Published 18 September 2018
Edinburgh-based financial giant Aberdeen Standard Investments led a shareholder revolt against the £75 million bonus awarded to Persimmon Homes chief executive Jeff Fairburn at the firm’s AGM as it launched a withering attack on the package in which it stated that the role of a chief executive “requires motivation that goes beyond simply amassing a fortune”.
Published 27 April 2018
One of Britain's largest housebuilders Persimmon has reported robust trading since the start of the year with total forward sales revenue, including completions, up by about 8% to £2.76 billion in 2018 to date.
Published 25 April 2018
A major regeneration project in Edinburgh has taken another step forward with work starting on 70 new affordable homes.
Published 26 March 2018
A think-tank has urged the Scottish Government to end Help to Buy subsidies after it was revealed that three executives at housebuilder Persimmon were paid in excess of £100 million last year in a bonuses scheme linked to the policy.
Published 21 March 2018
Stirling Council has refused two applications from Persimmon Homes to develop land to the east of Plean around Cushenquarter Farm.
Published 31 January 2018
Housebuilder Persimmon has said that profits for the full year will come in marginally ahead of expectations as revenues for 2017 were 9% up in 2016 at £3.42 billion.
Published 10 January 2018
Revised plans for new homes on the outskirts of Dundee and a bid to replace a once-popular pub with new build flats have been submitted to the local authority, according to the Evening Telegraph.
Published 13 December 2017
Critics of the Scottish Help to Buy scheme have called for the policy to be scrapped after an investigation revealed just three high volume housebuilders have received around £189 million in subsidised mortgages between them.
Published 5 December 2017