Notes to editors
Atkins (www.atkinsglobal.com) is one of the world's leading design, engineering and project management consultancies*, employing some 17,900 people across the UK, North America, Middle East, Asia Pacific and Europe. Over 75 years, from post-war regeneration and the advent of nuclear engineering to high speed rail and the integrated sustainable cities of the future, our people’s breadth and depth of expertise and drive to ask why has allowed us to plan, design and enable some of the world’s most complex projects.
*14th largest global design firm (Engineering News-Record 2012) and the third largest multidisciplinary consultancy in Europe (Svensk Teknik och Design 2012).
Attached to this news release are the overview of the year, extracts from the business review, the consolidated income statement, consolidated statement of comprehensive income, consolidated balance sheet, consolidated cash flow statement, consolidated statement of changes in equity and notes to the preliminary financial information for the year.
3. Analyst Presentation
A presentation for analysts will be held today at the London Stock Exchange at 08.30am. Dial-in details are available from Smithfield for those wishing to join the presentation by conference call. A webcast of the presentation will be available via the Company's website, www.atkinsglobal.com.
4. Cautionary Statement
This news release and preliminary financial information (news release) have been prepared for the shareholders of the Company as a whole and their sole purpose and use is to assist shareholders to exercise their governance rights. In particular, this news release has not been audited or otherwise independently verified and no warranty is given as to its accuracy or completeness (other than any such warranty which is mandatorily implied by statute). The Company and its directors and employees are not responsible for any other purpose or use or to any other person in relation to this news release and their responsibility to shareholders shall be limited to that which is imposed by statute.
This news release contains indications of likely future developments and other forward looking statements that are subject to risk factors associated with, among other things, the economic and business circumstances occurring from time to time in the countries, sectors and business segments in which the Group operates. These and other factors could adversely affect the Group’s results, strategy and prospects. Forward looking statements involve risks, uncertainties and assumptions. They relate to events and/or depend on circumstances in the future which could cause actual results and outcomes to differ materially from those currently expected. No obligation is assumed to update any forward looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.