Features

1 September 2017 - Let’s Go Round Again?

New PF2 projects are finally emerging and the Treasury is said to be fully behind the model. But is the market interested, and is there a lack of control at the heart of government, asks Paul Jarvis Read more...

1 September 2017 - The C Word

Cladding has been eyed with suspicion on every tower block in the country since the Grenfell fire. It’s far from a simple problem, and plenty of PFI projects will be affected, warns Paul Jarvis Read more...

1 September 2017 - Unstructured

Turning rhetoric into reality remains the hardest thing for many African authorities, but getting the private sector to do it for them is also strewn with challenges, reports Paul Jarvis Read more...

1 September 2017 - The Test Series: The Financial Advisers

We bring together a group of financial advisers to give their views on the global PPP market. Read more...

1 July 2017 - Minority Report

If only Theresa May had had some foreknowledge of the election outcome, things would have been quite different. What now for infrastructure under minority rule? Read more...

1 July 2017 - New Dawn

France’s new president has insisted he is from neither the left nor the right. So what will his infrastructure policy look like, asks Paul Jarvis Read more...

1 July 2017 - Study Notes

Student accommodation is booming in the UK, but creating an affordable offering in the heart of London was always going to be challenging. Paul Jarvis talks to UPP about how they did it Read more...

1 July 2017 - “Thank God We’re Not Larger”

Projects Malta is a small team with big ambitions, chairman William Wait tells Amanda Nicholls Read more...

1 July 2017 - Future Proof?

Rapid advancements in a range of technologies are set to cause disruptive change to the way infrastructure is used in the coming years. Marina Formoso considers the impact on the industry Read more...

1 July 2017 - The Test Series: The Technical Advisers

We bring together a group of technical advisers to give their views on the PPP market and the recent election. Read more...

1 June 2017 - The Big Night

The Partnerships Awards headed back to Park Lane, with the Hilton the venue for handing out the prizes to this year’s best in class Read more...

1 June 2017 - New Norms

The sixth annual Financing UK Infrastructure event was held in London, just a week after Prime Minister Theresa May called a General Election. But as Paul Jarvis found out, people are not waiting on Westminster Read more...

1 June 2017 - The Test Series: The Lawyers

In the first of our new series, it’s the lawyers’ turn to give their views on the PPP market. Read more...

1 May 2017 - Joining the Dots

The Five Year Forward View, the Naylor Review, strategic estates partnerships, Project Phoenix. There is no lack of initiatives in the NHS at present, but can they all coalesce into a coherent strategy, asks Paul Jarvis Read more...

1 May 2017 - Take Two

After the false start of the Welsh government’s NPD programme, it has returned with MIM. But what is the new model and can it attract bidders, asks Paul Jarvis Read more...

1 May 2017 - Learning from Others

At the end of March, delegates from New Zealand arrived in the UK to exchange ideas on infrastructure investment. Paul Jarvis caught up with some of them to find out what’s next in their market Read more...

1 April 2017 - Feeling the Strain

The relentless focus on cutting costs in operational PPP contracts around the world is laid bare in our new survey with Service Works Group (SWG) and the Canadian Council of PPPs. Paul Jarvis sifts through the findings Read more...

1 April 2017 - Background Vision

Saudi Arabia has made some bold claims about its future. But nearly a year into its Vision 2030 plan, Paul Jarvis asks whether it can live up to expectations Read more...

1 April 2017 - Never Forget

PPPs often unfairly get the blame when projects are failures. Marina Formoso asks what more can be done to prevent such instances in the future Read more...

1 March 2017 - The Great Divide

There remain questions over where responsibilities lie between public and private sectors when planning and investing in infrastructure. Paul Jarvis investigates Read more...

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Time to be bold

PF2 projects are slowly bubbling to the surface, but will the market take the bait?

Delegates at Financing African Infrastructure give their views on the market - and what they learnt at the event