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09 Nov 2015
Karl Hick wins international business award

Karl Hick wins international business award

Larkfleet CEO Karl Hick has been named a winner in the world’s only international, all-encompassing International Business Awards, known as the ‘Stevies.’

05 Nov 2015
Larkfleet promotes long-term employee, Matt Wilson to new Director of Investments

Larkfleet promotes long-term employee, Matt Wilson to new Director of Investments

Larkfleet has promoted Matt Wilson to the new post of director of investments. In his new role Matt will focus on assisting Larkfleet’s CEO, Karl Hick, with the company’s wide-ranging expansion plans.

Matt (42) worked at Larkfleet for eight years until 2012 and then returned to the company as financial controller in 2013 after a year as finance director of LowC Communities.

Karl…

21 Oct 2015
Director of Year accolade tops award-winning year for Larkfleet

Director of Year accolade tops award-winning year for Larkfleet

The CEO of Larkfleet won two titles at the Institute of Directors (IoD) East Midlands Director of the Year awards, crowning a year of similar successes for himself and the company.

Karl Hick was named as the IoD’s overall East Midlands Director of the Year and also as the Director of the Year in the Large Company category.

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06 Oct 2015
Larkfleet adds further depth to management team

Larkfleet adds further depth to management team

Larkfleet has appointed David Richardson as financial director. His new role will cover all of the Larkfleet businesses and comes at a time when the company is expanding rapidly into new geographical areas and new technologies.

Before taking up his new post David was finance director for Persimmon plc, covering the Midlands and East Midlands trading divisions. He also spent time as head…

22 Sep 2015
'Honourable' Larkfleet contributes £4.8 million to community funds after Oakham council error

'Honourable' Larkfleet contributes £4.8 million to community funds after Oakham council error

Larkfleet has been described as ‘honourable’ by the deputy leader of Rutland County Council after volunteering to pay £4.8 million to help finance community provisions around the Oakham North development in Rutland.

Rutland county councillors voted to accept the cash from Larkfleet, in place of £6.68 million originally agreed in a ‘Section 106 agreement’ for the…

10 Sep 2015
New Larkfleet director to drive flood risk ambitions

New Larkfleet director to drive flood risk ambitions

Larkfleet has appointed Adrian Brotherton as director of special projects to oversee development of innovative new schemes.

02 Sep 2015
Larkfleet announces £500,000 fund for communities

Larkfleet announces £500,000 fund for communities

Larkfleet Group has announced the first payments as part of an innovative new community benefit scheme linked to the construction of new houses.

27 Aug 2015
Garden Villages could deliver one million homes

Garden Villages could deliver one million homes

The creation of new garden villages could create one million new homes, Lord Mathew Taylor told a conference on ‘Building sustainable communities’ organised by Larkfleet Group – the East Midlands based housebuilding and development organisation.

18 Aug 2015
Karl Hick wins Global Business Excellence Award

Karl Hick wins Global Business Excellence Award

Larkfleet Group CEO Karl Hick has been named winner of the Outstanding Entrepreneur Award at the 2015 Global Business Excellence Awards.

09 Jul 2015
Empowering Localism to build an extra million homes - Lord Matthew Taylor to address Larkfleet Workshop

Empowering Localism to build an extra million homes - Lord Matthew Taylor to address Larkfleet Workshop

Lord Matthew Taylor will be the keynote speaker at an event in Peterborough on Wednesday 15 July looking at how we address the country’s housing shortage and build sustainable new communities.