Presentations and Poll results from #CE2020Focus

Introduction Alison Nicholl Constructing Excellence Clients Procuring for Value Phil Wilbraham Heathrow Keith Waller CIH Anne Bentley RLB Isolda Agusti CIH Performance David Whysall Turner & Townsend Becky Dodds Agri-TechE Nick Leach Sir Robert McAlpine New Delivery & Funding Structures Marcus Harling Burges Salmon Manufacturing & Technology Mark Farmer Cast Lorraine McMorrow McAvoy Group Prof … Continue reading “Presentations and Poll results from #CE2020Focus”

Collaboration & Insurance – Outputs from our recent Insurance Roundtable

Insurance has a key role to play in industry change.  We’ve been working with our insurance specialist Marcus Saunders of Stackhouse Poland to create a common dialogue between the insurance and construction sectors.  See the initial findings from our Insurance Roundtable here:   [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OXxVNDx_w9Q]

The insurance market has failed to keep pace with the construction sector – it’s time to improve collaboration

The outlook according to key players across the construction sector and the insurance industry. Key players in the construction sector recently met with leading construction insurers to discuss current trends and debate the future outlook for their industries. The meeting of minds was organised following a discussion between Lucas Fettes & Partners and Constructing Excellence, … Continue reading “The insurance market has failed to keep pace with the construction sector – it’s time to improve collaboration”

The Payments Minefield – A review of payment practices within the UK Construction industry

The construction industry has a history of delayed payment and late payment. The way in which the industry has evolved over a number of decades so that prime contractors sub-contract the majority of their work, the highly fragmented nature of the industry and the disproportionately small size of many of the market participants means that … Continue reading “The Payments Minefield – A review of payment practices within the UK Construction industry”

The Payments Minefield – A review of payment practices within the UK Construction industry

The construction industry has a history of delayed payment and late payment. The way in which the industry has evolved over a number of decades so that prime contractors sub-contract the majority of their work, the highly fragmented nature of the industry and the disproportionately small size of many of the market participants means that … Continue reading “The Payments Minefield – A review of payment practices within the UK Construction industry”

CE Members’ Forum 08 October 2014

The engines that power our work to develop and promote excellence in the built environment supply chain are our members’ theme groups. At any time we have 7-8 theme groups, typically meeting every 2-3 months to keep up-to-date with relevant developments, decide how Constructing Excellence needs to make a difference, and then deliver or oversee … Continue reading “CE Members’ Forum 08 October 2014”

Principles to underpin infrastructure funding and finance

This short paper was produced by a task group of our national membership, which ranges from public and private sector clients of the construction industry to contractors, consultants and suppliers in the buildings and infrastructure markets. It formed part of our submission to the UK government’s 2011-12 consultation on the future of PFI. CE principles … Continue reading “Principles to underpin infrastructure funding and finance”

Innovation in infrastructure funding and finance

This report summarises key insights that emerged from discussions with two groups of subject-matter experts organised by the Centre for Infrastructure Development (CID) in November 2011: a) A dinner discussion on Global Project Finance with invited guest speaker and ‘provocateur’ Dr. Ryan Orr from Stanford University, also founder of Zanbato, a technology platform for the … Continue reading “Innovation in infrastructure funding and finance”