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Costain tax strategy

We help improve people’s lives by creating connected, sustainable infrastructure that enables people and the planet to thrive. Our 3,500 people manage a workforce of around 16,000 people and collaborate with customers, partners, communities and wider industry to make infrastructure fit for a better future. The Group is listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE: COST) and reported revenue of £1,135m in 2021.

Performing responsibly is integral to our success and to the sustainability of our business, and this informs our corporate strategy and, by association, this tax strategy. The Costain board of directors recognises that compliance with tax regulations and legislation is a key responsibility. In common with other aspects of our business, oversight is assigned to one member of the board, the chief financial officer (CFO), who is responsible for apprising the board about tax matters. This allows the board members to be engaged in the tax affairs of the Group and ensures the Group adheres to its responsibilities. Click on the attachment below for more details.