Editorial Blog

29 October 2014 - Stuck in the past

Eighty-five years to the day since the event that triggered the Wall Street Crash and the Great Depression, the global economy is far from secure Comments: 0Read more...

29 September 2014 - Lacking inspiration

Party conference season has yet to shine any light on what a new government might do in infrastructure come next May Comments: 0Read more...

24 September 2014 - Water relief

The recent New Zealand election result spells good news for the PPP industry, with the water sector potentially the next to benefit Comments: 0Read more...

11 September 2014 - Indian summer

It’s been a long, dark winter for many in the UK PPP market, but as we head into autumn there are signs of progress at last Comments: 0Read more...

27 August 2014 - No education

A new report into what schools are doing with their capital budgets shows how little has been learned from the PFI experiment Comments: 0Read more...

22 August 2014 - Less talk, more action

Turkey’s presidential elections offer the foundations for the country to get some deals done Comments: 1Read more...

15 July 2014 - Scotland’s Big Question

Why a ‘no’ to independence in September could have untold consequences for the country’s infrastructure pipeline Comments: 0Read more...

1 July 2014 - Feeling the heat

The Philippines continues to tender ever-bigger PPP projects, but is it in danger of overheating the market? Comments: 0Read more...

19 June 2014 - A private argument

The political consensus on PF2 has been lost, but has anyone noticed? Comments: 0Read more...

3 June 2014 - A local health service?

NHS England chief executive Simon Stevens’ call for less centralisation may be supported by many in the sector, but we’ve heard this talk before Comments: 0Read more...

27 May 2014 - We need to talk about EU

The infrastructure industry needs to respond to the recent European elections, or we will all see costs rising Comments: 0Read more...

20 May 2014 - Playing DARTs

The return of one of Ireland’s flagship projects of the boom years is the latest signal that the country is on the up once again Comments: 0Read more...

24 April 2014 - They still care

It is notable – and hugely positive for the infrastructure industry – that the two top Tories used a transport project to effectively launch their election battle Comments: 0Read more...

2 April 2014 - Left hand, meet right hand

The Budget’s proposed changes to pension funds appear to run completely counter to the government’s objective of increasing institutional investment in infrastructure Comments: 0Read more...

19 March 2014 - Distraction techniques

This year’s Budget sees the Chancellor complete his route from shiny new buildings to shiny new coins Comments: 0Read more...

24 February 2014 - Flowering Scotland

Whether or not the country gets independence this autumn, things are changing north of the border Comments: 0Read more...

4 February 2014 - A false hope?

The industry has long assumed ministers will want to push through a series of headline-grabbing social infrastructure initiatives, but that is looking increasingly unlikely Comments: 0Read more...

22 January 2014 - Saving struggles

The Treasury may want councils to make savings in PFI deals, but some transparency around the cost-cutting process would be helpful Comments: 0Read more...

23 December 2013 - A whole lotta change

India, like several Asian states, is busy revamping its PPP legislation to entice investors. But is there a danger of sacrificing stability in pursuit of the perfect law, asks Paul Jarvis Comments: 0Read more...

10 December 2013 - Time for action

After suffering the devastation of the typhoon that tore its way through the country, the Philippines is battling to pick up the pieces, reports Dan Colombini Comments: 0Read more...

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Stuck in the past

Eighty-five years to the day since the event that triggered the Wall Street Crash and the Great Depression, the global economy is far from secure

KPMG's James Stewart discusses global trends in PPP

League Tables

Rank Name Total
1 DLA Piper 3230 mill
2 Hogan Lovells 2700 mill
3 Allen & Overy 1407 mill
4 Pinsent Masons 1216 mill
5 Ashurst 944 mill