Issue : 15 December 2011
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MPs attack new PFI policySubscription
The committee of MPs that slammed the private finance initiative as poor value for money has warned the government against creating new forms of private financing “by the back door” which carry the same “defects”.
Frameworks and care homes boost GB GroupSubscription
GB Group saw a 4 per cent rise in turnover and pre tax profit in 2011 as it focused on frameworks and specialist sectors such as care homes.
Persimmon profits soar 50pc in 2011Subscription
Persimmon is expecting a 50 per cent increase in pre-tax profit for 2011, the house builder announced this morning.
Bournemouth Borough Council has extended its outsourcing deal with Mouchel after carrying out a risk assessment of the consultancy.
Engineers have inserted 100 cameras into the Hammersmith flyover to further assess cable damage as TfL staff insisted the structure will reopen in time for the Olympics.
The Defence Infrastructure Organisation has taken the first step on the road to appointing a private sector partner to manage the MoD estate and the procurement and management of construction contracts.
The maintenance division of failed contractor T Jolly Services has been bought by Atlas Clean Air, saving 79 jobs in the process.
Leading contractors including VolkerWessels, Galliford Try, Henry Boot and Miller are among the signatories to a letter demanding urgent high speed rail investment.
Shepherd Construction has appointed Mark Tant as managing director for the company’s southern division.
Willmott Dixon lands £33m Keynsham regen projectSubscription
Willmott Dixon has been awarded a £33m deal to design and build the Keynsham Regeneration Project by Bath and North East Somerset Council.