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Carillion: Lidington hints at procurement review

Minister suggests review of procurement approach could take place in the future; defends efficacy of PFI model; ‘no PFI’ faces immediate crisis; government seeks fast-track investigation of directorsRead more

In Depth

PPP Awards 2017

8 January 2018 - Sydney’s Shangri-La hotel played host to the inaugural PPP Awards, celebrating the best projects and teams working in the sector across the Asia-Pacific region Read more...

Capacity Building

8 January 2018 - The roundtable session preceding the inaugural PPP Awards in Sydney highlighted that very different markets across very different jurisdictions share one concern: market capacity. Amanda Nicholls reports Read more...

Joined Up Value

8 January 2018 - Land value capture continues to be the global buzzword for infrastructure development. Paul Jarvis discovers that with careful planning and joined-up thinking, the concept could deliver a housebuilding boom Read more...

Land of Promise

8 January 2018 - Significant increases in population, combined with a government willing to embrace private investment, gave a feeling of positivity to the fifth annual Financing Irish Infrastructure conference – even if it was still awaiting the 10-year Capital Plan. Pau Read more...

Still Hungry

1 December 2017 - The market for PPP investment in the UK and Europe may be dwindling, but appetite from the private sector remains there – despite recent difficulties. Marina Formoso reports on what the industry is doing to get infrastructure built Read more...

Crowd Funding

1 December 2017 - Investors are often suspicious of multilateral development banks crowding them out. Paul Jarvis investigates why the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank might be different Read more...

Latest News

Corbyn renews in-house PFI call

16 January 2018 - Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has used the collapse of Carillion to underline his party’s pledge to bring PFI contracts back in-house.Read more...

TfN eyes value capture

16 January 2018 - Transport for the North (TfN) has published its draft strategic plan, with value capture listed as a key tool to boost investment opportunities in the region’s infrastructure.Read more...

Compulsory liquidation for Carillion

15 January 2018 - Support services giant Carillion is entering compulsory liquidation after a weekend of talks failed to come up with a rescue plan for the firm.Read more...

Colas UK makes senior appointments

15 January 2018 - French constructor Colas has hired two former senior directors from competitors for its UK subsidiary.Read more...

Carillion contingency plans swing into action

15 January 2018 - UK govt vows to protect public services, defends use of private finance; funds, contractors look to limit impact of Carillion collapseRead more...

NHS seeks PPP legal services

15 January 2018 - PPP/PFI legal services are being sought for NHS trusts across the UK under a framework agreement.Read more...

Homes England launched

12 January 2018 - The government has launched the new agency to focus on housing delivery, replacing the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA).Read more...

Welsh govt offers Swansea Lagoon investment

12 January 2018 - The Welsh government has said it is prepared to provide further investment to help kickstart the Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon project.Read more...

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Carillion conundrum

The firm’s demise is being used to heap more criticism on the private finance model. It’s time to present the public with the facts

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