Our Data


  2015 2014 2013 2012
Key Financials
Sales revenue (£m) 804.8   636.3   525.7   408.0
Net profit/(loss) after tax (£m) 124.1   98.8   71.5   63.9
Net (debt) cash (£m) 30.6   19.3   42.5   30.3
Economic value distribution (£m) 607.1   457.1   388.5   286.7
Total employee wages and benefits (£m) 57.3   51.1   46   35.5
Payments to providers of capital (£m) 51.2
38
10.3
9.4
Payments to Government (tax) (m)  12.2
0   14.9   0
Community investments (£000s) 197
112   178   67
Economic value retained (£m)  82.4
72.2   66   63
               
  2015 2014 2013 2012
Contributions
Political contributions (£) 0   0   0   0
Charitable giving (£) 183287.12   93061.62   178,000   67,000
               
  2015 2014 2013 2012
Land
Land pipeline gross development value – short-term consent (£m) 5,355   5,019   4,137   3,881
Land pipeline gross development value – total (£m) 10,466   9,342   7,672   6,799
Short-term land bank (number of units) 16,064   17,247   16,388   16,959
Short term land bank (years of supply) 5.9   7   8   9
Total land bank (number of units) 33,776   33,466   30,713   29,582
               
  2015 2014 2013 2012
Housing and Build Completions
% of homes built on brownfield land 73   72   78   82
Total number of houses sold 2,725   2,530   2,172   1,882
Total number of houses built 2,763   2,509   2,129   1,813
               

1 - Pre-exceptional costs.


  2015 2014 2013 2012
Work Force 
Total number of employees (average) 792   711   617   556
Total number of employees at Year End (October 31) 840   772   656   589
Permanent male contract employees) 472   449   379   340
Permanent female contract employees) 261   229   208   191
Fixed term male contract employees 90   81   61   53
Fixed term female contract employees 17   13   8   5
Number of apprentices 78   69   60   45
Number of graduates 23   17   7   6
Number of internal promotions 77   67   72   35
Contractors (average number employed) 2,421   2,110   1,883   1,540
Contractors (% of total workforce) 75%   75%   75%   73%
% turnover of full time staff   27%
23%   22%   22%
               
Employee Hires
Total employee hires (number) 279   259   199   171
Male employee hires (number) 190   194   135   125
Female employee hires (number) 89   65   64   46
Rate of employee hires (%) 35%   36%   32%   31%
Employee hires who are 20 years or less (number) 35   27   31   22
Employee hires who are 21 to 25 years (number) 44   36   27   14
Employee hires who are 26 to 35 years (number) 63   68   38   47
Employee hires who are 36 to 50 years (number) 81   91   66   66
Employee hires who are over 51 years (number) 56   37   37   22
               
Employee Leavers
Total leavers (number) 214   160   133   124
Total male leavers (number) 157   118   90   88
Total female leavers (number) 57   42   43   36
% employee turnover1 27%   23%   22%   22%
Leavers who are 20 years or less (number) 16   12   8   21
Leavers who are 21 to 25 years (number) 25   12   18   7
Leavers who are 26 to 35 years (number) 35   41   24   17
Leavers who are 36 to 50 years (number) 77   46   55   48
Leavers who are over 51 years (number) 61   49   28   31
               
Employee Diversity
Total male employees (number) 562   530   440   393
Male employees 20 years or less (%) 7%   7%   7%   5%
Male employees 21 to 25 years (%) 6%   6%   4%   4%
Male employees 26 to 35 years (%) 13%   12%   13%   14%
Male employees 36 to 50 years (%) 26%   28%   28%   30%
Male employees over 51 years (%) 15%   15%   16%   15%
               
Total female employees (number) 278   242   216   196
Female employees 20 years or less (%) 0%   0%   0%   0%
Female employees 21 to 25 years (%) 4%   2%   2%   1%
Female employees 26 to 35 years (%) 8%   8%   8%   8%
Female employees 36 to 50 years (%) 11%   12%   13%   13%
Female employees over 51 years (%) 10%   9%   10%   11%
               
Board & Exec
Board & Exec level who are 20 years or less (%) 0%   0%   0%   0%
Board & Exec level who are 21 to 25 years (%) 0%   0%   0%   0%
Board & Exec level who are 26 to 35 years (%) 2%   1%   2%   2%
Board & Exec level who are 36 to 50 years (%) 6%   6%   7%   7%
Board & Exec level who are over 51 years (%) 4%   5%   5%   4%
               
 Management
Management level who are 20 years or less (%) 0%   0%   0%   0%
Management level who are 21 to 25 years (%) 4%   3%   2%   1%
Management level who are 26 to 35 years (%) 11%   11%   11%   11%
Management level who are 36 to 50 years (%) 17%   19%   18%   19%
Management level who are over 51 years (%) 10%   10%   10%   10%
               
 Staff
Staff level who are 20 years or less (%) 8%   7%   7%   5%
Staff level who are 21 to 25 years (%) 6%   5%   4%   3%
 Staff level who are 26 to 35 years (%) 8%   8%   8%   9%
Staff level who are 36 to 50 years (%) 14%   15%   16%   16%
Staff level who are over 51 years (%) 10%   10%   11%   11%
               
 Gender Diversity
Male on Board (%) 67%   83%   N/A   N/A
Male on Executive Management Team (%) 100%   100%   N/A   N/A
Male at Executive level (%) 81%   81%   N/A   N/A
Male at Management level (%) 79%   83%   N/A   N/A
Male at Staff level (%) 52%   51%   N/A   N/A
               
Female on Board (%) 33%   17%   N/A   N/A
Female on Executive Management Team (%) 0%   0%   N/A   N/A
Female at Executive level (%) 19%   19%   N/A   N/A
Female at Management level (%) 21%   17%   N/A   N/A
Female at Staff level (%) 48%   49%   N/A   N/A
               
Ethnicity
Non white British employees(% of total employees) 13%   12%   9%   8%
               
Board & Exec
White British employees at Board/Exec level (%) 10%   10%   11%   12%
Non-white British employees at Board/Exec level (%) 0%   0%   0%   0%
Non-disclosed employees at Board/Exec level (%) 2%   2%   2%   2%
               
Management
White British employees at Management level (%) 35%   33%   31%   30%
Non-white British employees at Management level (%) 5%   5%   4%   3%
Non-disclosed employees at Management level (%) 3%   4%   5%   7%
               
Staff
White British employees at Staff level (%) 34%   35%   36%   34%
Non-white British employees at Staff level (%) 7%   5%   4%   3%
Non-disclosed employees at Staff level (%) 4%   5%   6%   8%
               
Absences
Instances where 1-7 days absence were taken (RIDDOR)2 32   22   18   11
Instances where >7 days of absence were taken (RIDDOR)2 13   13   12   10
Sickness (average number of days per person)  8   5.9   4   1.2
Annual Injury Incidence Rate (AIIR)  405   461   480   477
               
Corruption
Staff dismissals due to non-compliance with anti-corruption policy (number) 0   0   0   0
Fines, penalties, settlements in relation to corruption (£) 0   0   0   0
               
Employee Training3
Training for all employees (average hours/employee) 21.5   12.5   7.6   7.8
Training for male employees (average hours/employee) 22.5   13.2   7.4   6.6
Training for female employees (average hours/employee) 19.4   11.0   7.9   10.4
Training for Board & Executive employees (average hours/employee) 20.1   14.6   6.3   6.3
Training hours for Management employees (average hours/employees) 31.9   16.2   10.0   9.2
Training hours for Staff employees (average hours/employees) 11.8   6.3   5.8   7.1
             
Construction Skills Certification Scheme
Employees in CSCS as a % of total workforce 85   90   91   95
% of indirect (subcontract) personnel 85   88   96   98
               
Health & Safety
Health and Safety training delivered (days) 550   290   207   172
Health and Safety inspections per site (average number) 3.11   3.22   4.96   9.49
Health and Safety complaints (number)4 3   3   6   2
Fatal injuries (number) 0   0   0   0
               

1 - % turnover - Total number of employees that have left Crest Nicholson throughout the year, divided by average head count.

2 - RIDDOR - Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations .

3 - Training hours calculated using year end head count.

4 - The HSE were satisfied with Crest Nicholson's response to the complaints and no further action was necessary..

  2015 2014 2013 2012
How our homes perform1
Standards
% of dwellings Code for Sustainable Homes level 3 and above 62%   59%   49%   45%
% of dwellings certified to EcoHomes 7%   17%   20%   18%
% of dwellings certified to EcoHomes 'Very Good or Excellent' rating 7%   15%   16%   18%
% of dwellings compliant with Lifetime Homes 35%   26%   37%   35%
% of dwellings compliant with Secure by Design 54%   57%   53%   58%
% of developments which achieved a Building for Life Award 22%   17%   19%   N/A
               
Standard Assessment Procedure (SAP)2
Average SAP rating 2001 version  N/A
58.75   104.25   104
Average SAP rating 2005 version (out of 100) 84.79   83.96   83.3   84.29
Average SAP rating 2009 version (out of 100) 83.62   83.96   83.9   83.3
 % of homes assessed against SAP 2001 version  N/A
0.2%   0.4%   3%
% of homes assessed against SAP 2005 version 21%   37%   54%   80%
% of homes assessed against SAP 2009 version 79%   63%   46%   18%
Average % reduction in carbon emissions above regulatory requirements 24%   18%   28%   21%
Average % reduction in carbon emissions above regulatory requirements 16%   17%   21%   12%
             
Energy Efficiency 
% of homes with 100% low-energy lighting  91%   75%   49%   26%
% of dwellings with A-C energy rating, Energy Performance Certificate 99%   97%   97%   100%
% of dwellings with A-C environmental impact rating, Energy Performance Certificate 98%   100%   100%   100%
% of dwellings with Smart Meter and display 86%   80%   71%   43%
             
 Water Efficiency 
Average designed water consumption (litres per person per day, lpppd) 105   105   105   105
% of dwellings (delivered) designed to 105 lpppd 100%   97%   96%   95%
% of dwellings served with either individual or communal water butts 53%   56%   46%   45%
             
Recycling and Composting
% of dwellings with internal, external or communal recycling facilities 96%   100%   92%   86%
% of dwellings with private or communal composting facilities 23%   27%   26%   11%
             
Noise
% of developments with a noise category rating A-C 86%   69%   N/A   N/A
Ventilation
% of dwellings with Continuous Extract ventilation systems  54%   48%
N/A   N/A
% of dwellings with Intermittent Extract ventilation systems  22%   40%   N/A   N/A
% of dwellings with Mechanical Ventilation and Heat Recovery ventilation systems  24%   12   N/A   N/A
               
Renewable Energy & Community Heating
% of dwellings benefiting from at least one renewable energy source 32%   28%   40%   32%
% of developments with a community heating system 15%   13%   8%   4%
             
Transport and Connectivity 
Sustainable Transport Initiatives
% of developments that benefit from sustainable transport initiatives 22%   20%   25%   22%
% of dwellings with access to car clubs 11%   8%   N/A   N/A
% of developments with cycle routes 51%   48%   44%   36%
% of homes with individual or communal cycle storage 57%   60%   67%   69%
% of dwellings with access to transport and other related vouchers 7%   11%   N/A   N/A
% of dwellings with access to electric charging points 3%   2%   N/A   N/A
% of dwellings with access to other sustainable transport initiatives   N/A   1%   N/A   N/A
             
Connectivity 
% of developments within 500m of a train station 20%   20%   21%   18%
% of developments within 1500m of a train station 24%   22%   13%   24%
% of developments within 500m of a bus stop 90%   85%   77%   76%
% of developments within 1500m of a bus stop 8%   11%   15%   14%
             
Green Spaces & Ecology
% of developments that benefit from ecological protection measures 46%   48%   50%   40%
% of developments that benefit from ecological enhancement measures 47%   54%   44%   28%
% of developments with an area of green space 64%   59%   N/A   N/A
               
Infrastructure & Amenities
% of developments within 500m of local amenities 44%   41%   44%   46%
% of developments within 1500m of local amenities 39%   39%   35%   40%
% of developments with a play area 44%   44%   N/A   N/A
% of developments provided with community buildings 7%   11%   N/A   N/A
% of developments with heritage buildings  5%   N/A   N/A   N/A
% of developments with allotments   2%    N/A   N/A   N/A
% of dwellings with access to either private or visitor parking spaces 77%   69%   N/A   N/A
% of developments with long -term management arrangements   51%   44%   N/A   N/A
               
 Future-Proofing
 Flooding 
% of developments in Flood Zone 1 83%   85%   80%   N/A
% of developments in Flood Zone 2 8%   6%   4%   N/A
% of developments in Flood Zone 3a 8%   9%   4%   N/A
% of developments that incorporate flood protection measures 24%   17%   13%   N/A
% of developments that incorporate Sustainable Urban Drainage Systems 53%   50%   N/A   N/A
               
Overheating
% of dwellings assessed as having a slight risk of overheating 31%   22%   N/A   N/A
% of dwellings assessed as having a medium risk of overheating 14%   8%   N/A   N/A
% of dwellings assessed as having a high risk of overheating 0%   0%   N/A   N/A
               

1 - All data in tab is based on build completions from corresponding year.
2 - SAP is the Government's Standard Assessment Procedure for evaluating the energy performance of dwellings.


  2015 2014 2013 2012
Supply Chain
% of procurement spend (orders placed) with suppliers and subcontractors within 20 miles of site operation 34.0%   50.3%   N/A   N/A
             
Sustainable Timber
Timber products supplied through suppliers
FSC timber procured (% of total supplier volume) 49.83%   21.6%   32.4%   43.0%
PEFC timber procured (% of total supplier volume) 36.54%   76.0%   49.9%   55.0%
Timber procured with a source assessed to be legal (% of total supplier volume) 13.07%   2.4%   17.4%   2.0%
Timber procured with limited knowledge of source (% of total supplier volume) 0.57%   0%   0.3%   0%
             
Timber products supplied through subcontractors
FSC timber procured ( % of total subcontractor volume) 23.63%   5.3%   6.2%   N/A
PEFC timber procured (% of total subcontractor volume) 55.09%   63.1%   74.5%   N/A
Timber procured with a source assessed to be legal (% of total subcontractor volume) 15.50%   31.6%   19.3%   100%
Timber procured with limited knowledge of source (% of total subcontractor volume) 5.77%   0%   0%   N/A
               

  Units 2015 2014 2013 20121
Carbon Footprint
Total Direct greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions (Scope 1) tCO2e   5026.7   4478.8   4046.5   N/A
GHG emissions from consumption of office gas   tCO2e   93.2   115.7   111.3   N/A
GHG emissions from consumption of site gas  tCO2e   842.5    1280.8   903.5   N/A
GHG emissions from consumption of site fuel   tCO2e   3132.5   2133.8    2140.5   N/A
GHG emissions from business travel (company owned vehicles)   tCO2e    958.5   948.6   891.2   N/A
Total Indirect greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions (Scope 2) tCO2e   2133.6   1983   1580.3   N/A
GHG emissions from consumption of office electricity   tCO2e    374.5   387.5   342.7   N/A
GHG emissions from consumption of site electricity    tCO2e   1728   1595.4   1237.6   N/A
GHG emissions from consumption of site gas from Biomass CHP plant  tCO2e    31.2   N/A   N/A   N/A
Total Other indirect greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions (Scope 3) tCO2e   1165.5   1255.6   1623.3   N/A
GHG emissions from landfilled office waste   tCO2e   0.2   0.1   0.5   N/A
GHG emissions from landfilled site waste   tCO2e   1.4
1.7   1.5   N/A
GHG emissions from consumption of water in offices   tCO2e   1.6   1.9   1.5   N/A
GHG emissions from consumption of water on site  tCO2e    20.7   24.5   18.4   N/A
GHG emissions from business travel (Employee owned vehicles)   tCO2e   487.7   502.2   584.4   N/A
GHG emissions from business travel (public transportation)   tCO2e   26.7   24.5   18.4   N/A
GHG emissions from business travel (flights and taxis)  tCO2e   13.5   11.9   8.1   N/A
GHG emissions from employee commuting (private transportation)  tCO2e   585    624.0   965.1   N/A
GHG emissions from employee commuting (public transportation)   tCO2e   28.4   32.5   26.2   N/A
GHG emissions from employee commuting (taxis)  tCO2e   0.3   0.4   0.9   N/A
Total upstream greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions (Well to Tank - Scope 3) tCO2e   1608   1551.1   1502.2   N/A
Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions (Scopes 1, 2 and 3) per unit revenue tCO2e/£m   12.3   14.3   16.7   N/A
Office GHG emissions per person tCO2e   0.72   0.87   0.91   N/A
Site GHG emissions per 1000ft2 tCO2e   2.55   2.8   2.37   N/A
                 
Office Energy
Office energy use kWh   1,315,504   1,409,302   1,373,808   1,288,988
Office Energy use/m2 kWh/m2   236   258   252   247
Office Energy use/person kWh/person   1,661   1,982   2,227   2,318
                 
Water
Water use in offices m3   4,649   5,388   4,431   3,097
Water use per person in offices m3 /person   5.87   7.58   7.18   5.57
Water use on site m3   60,213   71,251   53,601   N/A
                 
Waste
Office waste tonnes tonnes   56   73   61   58
% office waste recycled %   95%   98%   96%   93%
Office waste per person tonnes/person   0.1   0.1   0.1   0.1
Cost of construction waste £   £2,317,751   £1,652,000   £1,380,000   £970,000
Construction waste tonnes tonnes   23,157.62   17,405.77   15,619.00   11,605.00
Construction waste volume yd3   108,431.23   84,079.32   80,918.00   62,376.00
Construction waste tonnes/1000ft2 tonnes/1000ft2   8.7   8.1   8.1   6.8
Construction waste volume/1000ft2 volume/1000ft2   40.65   39.23   41.8   36.29
Construction waste sent to landfill tonnes   685.28   866.77   768.46   639.51
Construction waste diverted from landfill tonnes   22,472.34   16,539   14,851   10,966
    Reuse tonnes   3,595.57   2,812        
    Recycling tonnes   8,539.49   7,608        
    Composting tonnes   -   -        
    Recovery, including energy recovery tonnes   10,112.55   6,119        
    Incineration (mass burn) tonnes   -   -  

 
% construction waste diverted from landfill %   97%   95%   95%   94%
Demolition & excavation waste m3   351,652   294,707   225,000    
    Demolition & excavation waste diverted from landfill m3   266,177   223,388   189,000    
    Demolition & excavation waste reused on site m3   192,839   157,668   162,000    
    Demolition & excavation waste re used off site m3   44,905   51,869   18,000    
    Demolition & excavation waste recycled m3   28,433   13,851   9,000    
    Demolition & excavation waste landfilled m3   85,475   71,319   36,000    
Amount of hazardous construction waste sent to landfill tonnes   0   0   0   0.18
                 
Non-compliance with environmental laws and regulations
Value of significant fines as a consequence of non compliance with environmental laws and regulations £   0   0   0   0
Number of non monetary sanctions as a consequence of non compliance with environmental laws and regulations Number   0   0   0   0
                   

1 - Prior to 2013, site data was not reported. Therefore, for consistency all data relating to the 2012 carbon footprint has been omitted.



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