Projects

Projects guidance:

The Public Private Partnership (PPP) models are a popular way for governments to involve private investment, expertise and risk in procuring infrastructure, with the...

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This Practice Note considers the Building Schools for the Future government scheme the current Priority School Building Programme. It also looks at the construction...

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This Practice Note looks at the change protocol (also known as the change mechanism) typically found in the Project Agreement relating to a PFI or PF2 (sometimes referred...

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This Practice Note examines the Compensation Event and Relief Event regimes under the Project Agreement in relation to a PFI or PF2 project. It looks at the features of...

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A concession is a form of public private partnership (PPP). It is a long term contractual arrangement between a government (or other public sector body) and a private...

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This Practice Note looks at construction and engineering projects in the defence sector. It provides information about the Ministry of Defence’s (MOD) spending and...

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This Practice Note considers the key issues and risks which commonly arise on a major build project for an education provider; covering higher education, further...

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The demand for public infrastructure at a time when public purse strings are tight, coupled with a lack of public sector expertise in delivering complex facilities (such...

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This Practice Note considers the purpose of a direct agreement specifically in the context of a PFI or PF2 project. It looks at the different direct agreements that will...

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Introduction The advances in energy storage technology are transforming the energy market on a global scale, making energy storage a hot topic in the industry. This note...

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There are three main procurement routes used in UK energy projects: • engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract procurement • split EPC contract...

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This Practice Note examines equivalent project relief (EPR) in PFI and PF2 projects. It considers the purpose of such clauses, the anatomy of an EPR clause and looks at...

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When entering into an FM arrangement there are many contractual issues for the parties to consider ranging from how to best place the contract (procurement options and...

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The basis of an FM contract When entering into a facilities management contract there is a lot to consider (see Diagram: What does a Facilities Management contract look...

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When approaching contract drafting the focus is frequently fixed on the negotiation of the main body of the contract provisions and it is often considered that the...

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The high level of demand, globally, for public infrastructure at a time when public revenues are restricted and banks are less willing to lend, has lead to new and varied...

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