Partnerships UK Press Releases

Partnerships UK announces new Chairman


11/01/2010
After nearly three years on the Board of Partnerships UK plc and latterly as Chairman, Gordon Horsfield has decided to step down from the role.

Partnerships UK statement on the creation of Infrastructure UK


09/12/2009
n his Pre-Budget Report, the Chancellor today announced the creation of Infrastructure UK (IUK) to act as the focal point for the UK’s infrastructure strategy, financing, development and delivery. As part of this initiative, it is intended that the capabilities within Partnerships UK (PUK) which support the delivery of major projects and programmes will transfer to Infrastructure UK.

PARTNERSHIPS UK SIGNS PPP PROTOCOL WITH RUSSIAN VNESHECONOMBANK


03/12/2009
Partnerships UK has signed a protocol agreement on mutual understanding and co-operation with Vnesheconombank – the Russian Bank for Development and Foreign Economic Affairs.

2020 Public Service Trust Report


03/12/2009
Partnerships UK has supported the launch of a new report on outcome-based commissioning, authored by the 2020 Public Service Trust. Click here for the report and news release.

James Stewart discusses the future of procurement


03/12/2009
Partnerships UK CEO James Stewart discusses the future of procurement in Project Datafile magazine and PPP Bulletin.

Charles Lloyd - PFI Models and contract standardisation


17/11/2009
Charles Lloyd - PFI Models and contract standardisation

Partnerships UK Chief Executive James Stewart talks to our Annual Conference


09/11/2009
Partnerships UK Chief Executive James Stewart talks to our Annual Conference

Partnerships UK responds to National Audit Office Report on Commercial Skills


06/11/2009
Partnerships UK responds to National Audit Office Report on Commercial Skills

MoD Head of Commercial Assurance & Governance talks to the PUK Annual Conference


03/11/2009
MoD Head of Commercial Assurance & Governance talks to the PUK Annual Conference and addresses defence procurement issues

Partnerships for Schools’ Chief Executive Tim Byles talks to the PUK Annual Conference 2009


03/11/2009
Partnerships for Schools’ Chief Executive Tim Byles talks to the PUK Annual Conference 2009

Partnerships UK Non-Executive Director Andy Friend speaks to our Annual Conference


03/11/2009
Partnerships UK Non-Executive Director Andy Friend speaks to our Annual Conference: ‘Whither the markets?

Economic Secretary to the Treasury Ian Pearson MP talks to the PUK Annual Conference


03/11/2009
Economic Secretary to the Treasury Ian Pearson MP talks to the PUK Annual Conference

PROCUREMENT MUST GET ‘CLEVER’ AS MARKET CHALLENGES CALL FOR NEW APPROACHES, SAYS PARTNERSHIPS UK


20/10/2009
The process of procurement and project delivery should evolve to embrace the concept of ‘clever procurement’ comprising a mixed economy approach involving partners across the public, private and third sectors, according to James Stewart, Chief Executive of Partnerships UK.

Partnerships UK Annual Conference, 15th October 2009


16/10/2009
Delegates gathered at the Millennium Mayfair hotel to hear high-level speakers and presenters discuss the future of public services and procurement. The keynote speaker was Ian Pearson MP, Economic Secretary to the Treasury.

Local Partnerships begins operation


18/08/2009
Local Partnerships is a joint venture between the Local Government Association and Partnerships UK, incorporating the 4ps. Local Partnerships brings together the skills, expertise, and resources of 4ps and PUK to provide a single source of active support for local public bodies in the delivery of improved services and infrastructure.

Partnerships UK Annual Conference 2009


17/08/2009
PUK’s annual conference will be held on Thursday 15 October at the Millennium Hotel, Mayfair.

Partnerships UK to Sponsor 2009 Social Enterprise Awards


16/07/2009
The Social Enterprise Coalition is calling on social enterprises from across the UK to apply for the brand new Social Enterprise Awards, a nationwide competition that will find and reward Britain's best social enterprises. The application period begins today and will run until 28 September 2009.

Partnerships UK joins with 4Ps to create a new joint venture – Local Partnerships


01/07/2009
At the Local Government Association conference yesterday James Stewart, Cllr Edward Lord and Cllr Margaret Eaton jointly announced the formation of Local Partnerships - a new organisation, designed to work both for and with local public bodies and to support the improvement of public services and infrastructure at the community level. The new organisation - owned jointly by the Local Government Association and Partnerships UK - will comprise all of the activities of local government’s project delivery specialist, 4ps, as well as a number of Partnerships UK’s activities. Further details are contained in this press notice.

Social Enterprise Investment Fund 2009/10 - Open for Business


11/06/2009
Social enterprises which improve the quality of health and social care for local communities can now apply for loans and grants from the Department of Health’s Social Enterprise Investment Fund, Care Services Minister Phil Hope announced today.

Partnerships UK supports new education charity


28/05/2009
Partnerships UK becomes founder partner of The Transformation Trust, the new education charity giving young people access to new opportunities and experiences aimed at transforming their futures and helping them fulfil their potential


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