23 Nov 2012 PFI insight at BIFM London region meeting
Other countries have learned lessons from our challenges with PFI projects but reforms to the process are now improving performance of these contracts in the UK. This was one of the insights from a BIFM London region meeting.
7 Oct 2008 Carillion wins 100m education deals protected
Carillion has won two new contracts in the education sector, worth a total of 100 million.
5 Oct 2008 Hbos to sell off PFI stakes protected
HBos, the beleaguered bank that is being taken over by Lloyds TSB, is to sell its PFI investments worth up to 300 million according to a report in the Independent on Sunday. This includes the 360 million Edinburgh Schools Partnership where the FM is prov
29 Sep 2008 School build framework doubles to 4bn protected
The national framework for procuring the design and build for academy schools has doubled in size to a value of 4 billion.
19 Sep 2008 Morgan Ashurst to upgrade Scottish schools protected
Morgan Ashurst has been chosen by North Lanarkshire Council as one of three framework contractors to deliver its 300 million schools modernisation programme.


1 Jun 2007 Initiative test
Mention the private finance initiative at a gathering of people working in property or property services, and you are guaranteed a lively debate.
1 Apr 2005 Using the initiative
Since the Private Finance Initiative kicked off in 1992 it has attracted enormous interest, with both dire predictions of failure, delays and financial loss, and confident promises of wealth and wellbeing all round.
17 Sep 2004 Crackerjack
Mention PFI projects to Jack Pringle and he visibly shudders. The newly-appointed president elect of the Royal Institute of British Architects (Riba) fervently believes that the current system of PFI does not work.
6 Aug 2004 Better late than never
Facilities managers who have worked in the NHS for a few years must have to pinch themselves sometimes when they think how their fortunes have changed.


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pdf icon Presentations and Papers
Slides from BIFM London region event on 22 November 2012: Public Private Partnerships: achieving auditability and transparency
At the BIFM London event, Service Works Group looked at the problems that can occur in PPPs when auditability and transparency are compromised or not achieved, and the contrasting benefits that accrue when these factors are in place. protected
pdf icon Reports
Outsourced and Business Services A UK Success Story
The BSA have published 'Outsourced and Business Services A UK Success Story'. This is a landmark publication for the BSA and the industry and is the first time that the industry has been assessed in this way.

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