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Scotland pledges Investment Bank cash

Budget sets out commitment to capitalise Scottish National Investment Bank; £4bn pledge for infrastructure; more cash for affordable housingRead more

In Depth

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...

The Trust Battle

1 December 2017 - Getting officials and the wider public on board with the concept of PPP is proving more and more difficult. Paul Jarvis explores how greater use of data can counter the negativity Read more...

Keeping it Local

1 December 2017 - Africa’s massive infrastructure gap is well-known. Tom Minney looks at how it might be bridged using local funds and institutional investment Read more...

New Train Set

1 November 2017 - The Hansford Review sought to put ‘contestability’ at the heart of Network Rail’s future. Paul Jarvis finds out what that means for private finance opportunities in the sector Read more...

Private Care

1 November 2017 - Investors across the globe are becoming increasingly interested in the social and environmental impacts of their investments. Marina Formoso looks at why this could be good news for the PPP market Read more...

Latest News

UK ‘needs school building strategy’

14 December 2017 - The UK requires a national school building strategy to deliver the school places that the country needs over the coming years, a new report has warned.Read more...

NIC urges infra data framework

14 December 2017 - The National Infrastructure Commission (NIC) has called on the government to develop a “national framework for infrastructure data”.Read more...

Interserve defers covenants test date

14 December 2017 - Interserve has managed to defer the test date for compliance with loan covenants and secure a short-term financing package as discussions with lenders continue.Read more...

Carillion signs health FM deal

13 December 2017 - Carillion has entered into a definitive business purchase agreement for the disposal of its UK healthcare facilities management business.Read more...

UPP sees continued uni demand

13 December 2017 - University accommodation specialist UPP has suggested that the market will continue to boom in 2018, as it released its results for the year ended 31 August.Read more...

Lendlease hires town planning director

13 December 2017 - Developer Lendlease has appointed a new director of town planning in the UK.Read more...

Wales pledges long-term infra funding

12 December 2017 - The Welsh government has committed to a five-year programme of transport capital investment, to be delivered by its transport agency.Read more...

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Phil’s fillip

The Autumn Budget did offer some signs of potential, but delivery remains a big question

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