06 May 2014

UK market intelligence - spring 2014

From stability to strengthThe latest issue of our update of market conditions around the UK, focusing on the prospects for the coming year using our tender price index.

28 March 2014

The challenge of keeping the UK's lights on and electricity bills down

by Mike Pigott DirectorThe contrast couldn’t have been more stark. For a while last year, energy boss-bashing almost became a national sport.When the big six energy firms announced price rises i...

07 March 2014

Ofwat’s capital efficiency challenge – how the water industry can meet it by focusing on productivity not price

by Jason Jones DirectorFor an uncomfortable few months last year, the bosses of Britain’s Big Six energy companies found themselves cast in the role of public enemy number one.Energy company gra...

03 March 2014

Half way there, but no half measures – lessons learned from Crossrail’s success

by Patricia Moore DirectorWith Europe’s largest infrastructure project now half complete, the scale of Crossrail’s challenge – and achievement so far – is becoming clear.The giant boring machine...