United Capital completes largest deal to date as they acquire national central heating and electrical services firm, Saltire Facilities Management

United Capital, which acquired former Scotland Top 500 company, McGill, and Angus-based electrical services firm, Alliance Electrical in 2019, has significantly expanded its portfolio with the acquisition of Saltire Facilities Management,…

McGill continues rapid growth, securing contracts worth up to £4million

Scottish building services contractor, McGill, continues to grow after winning a £400,000 contract and being appointed to a £3.6million framework to deliver upgrades to fire alarms. The recent award wins signal the continued growth of the…

In conversation with Fraser Kirk - Employee advocacy in the UK construction sector

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Fraser Kirk is the Marketing and Communications Director for United Capital, a UK construction sector investment organisation. Fraser is responsible for all communication activity for United Capital and their wholly owned group businesses,…

Business Insights: The importance of experienced advisors

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q1PmLNHhutk Our company directors regularly speak at academic and business events. These talks are normally about their background and telling our story of how we do business. Although our top team’s backgrounds…

McGill appointed to Govanhill Housing Association’s £20million framework

Govanhill Housing Association have appointed fast-growing Scottish all-trades contractors, McGill to its £20million major repairs framework. The framework, which will see McGill extend its long-established relationship with the Association…

Coronavirus impact pushes United Capital’s acquisition pipeline beyond £350million

United Capital, the investment company specialising in consolidating the fragmented UK construction sector, has today announced that its acquisition pipeline has surpassed £350million, in revenue terms, as more business owners seek an exit…

Local firm Alliance Electrical steps up to offer free support to NHS workers

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Local building services firm Alliance Electrical, inspired by the hard-work and dedication of the NHS, have offered the services of their Plumbing & Heating engineers free of charge to any NHS employee requiring emergency works to their…

Don't mention the C word!

Our business has been affected by it…every business in the country has and for the past few weeks we’ve been busy taking action to mitigate the effects of it. We have implemented the necessary changes and taken action to ensure there…
Leanne Carling

International Women's Day 2020

Here’s a throwback to when Leanne met her mentor Kim Kiyosaki back in 2009, and a more recent encounter in 2020 discussing women in business. Over the past 11 years, with many more un-filmed meetings, Kim has grown from being Leanne’s mentor…

ALLIANCE NEWS: Local apprentice electrician selected to represent Dundee and Angus in National skills competition

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Local tradesman Alistair Watson, of Forfar-based Alliance Electrical, has been selected by training officers at Dundee and Angus College, where he is currently studying as part of his apprenticeship, to represent the college, his employer,…

ALLIANCE NEWS: Alliance Electrical saves local plumbing jobs after Montrose-based firm enters voluntary liquidation

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Forfar-based contracting company Alliance Electrical has saved local jobs by employing several skilled plumbers and heating engineers made redundant after long-standing Montrose firm, James Davidson and Sons Limited entered voluntary liquidation…

2020 Vision for United Capital

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United Capital CEO, Graeme Carling outlines plans for 2020. Even with two companies, with a combined turnover of £35million already at legal stages, and a pipeline of potential acquisition businesses with turnover in excess of £100million,…