Accord (company)

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Accord plc
Former type Public
Industry Support services
Fate Acquired
Successor(s) Enterprise plc
Founded 1999
Defunct 2007
Headquarters Welwyn Garden City, UK
Key people Stelio Stefanou, (Chairman)
Employees 3,000 (2007)

Accord plc, previously Accord Operations, was a public services provider based in Hertfordshire, England.

History[edit]

Accord was established by Stelio Stefanou in 1999 by a demerger of the John Doyle Group.[1] On 21 September 2007, after eight years of growth, the company was acquired by Enterprise plc[2] for £180m.[3]

Operations[edit]

Company services included business, environmental, highways, housing and technical services mainly for local authorities.[4] The company had some 50 offices and employed 3,000 people.[5] It even undertook the entire facilities management service for Westminster City Council.[6]

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