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Rather than abandoning all public-private partnerships in the wake of Carillion's collapse, Richard Tinham urges councils to explore other partnership models.
The body responsible for building and maintaining 17 schools in Edinburgh has been criticised by the council for failing to carry out repair work.
Up to 17,500 trees could be replaced in Sheffield City Council’s highways maintenance contract, newly released information has revealed.
The Carillion debacle: more procurement expertise required
A think tank has called for an end to the Government's 'love-in' with outsourcing and Public Finance Initiatives.
A public service union has welcomed Labour’s promise to end the use of public finance initiative (PFI) contracts while bringing existing PFI contracts back in-house.
Following the closure of 17 schools in Edinburgh built under the Private Finance Initiative, how safe are other PFI buildings? Laura Sharman explores.
Hundreds of public buildings constructed since 2000 could be unsafe so need urgent safety checks, architects have warned.
Councils should stop subcontracting out routine work on housing and properties and ensure work is being done by in-house staff, said a trade union following the closure of ‘unsafe’ schools in Edinburgh.
The City of Edinburgh Council has been forced to close 17 schools after the body responsible for managing them was unable to guarantee they were safe to use.