Businesses have been urged to identify the technologies they believe can improve the way infrastructure is operated in the long term to help inform a study being undertaken by the UK's National Infrastructure Commission (NIC).
Higher ballot thresholds which must be met before trade unions can proceed with industrial action, particularly in relation to 'important public services', will come into force on 1 March 2017, the government has confirmed.
Water company Severn Trent's proposed takeover of smaller provider Dee Valley has been approved by the High Court, despite an attempt to frustrate a statutory scheme of arrangement by way of a 'share splitting' scheme.
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The global infrastructure market is vast. Between 2010 and 2020 expenditure on new civil and social infrastructure is predicted to be £20 trillion. Supporting clients, many of which are working globally requires innovative thinking and a creative mindset to deliver the legal solutions which meet the full range of day to day needs of infrastructure businesses and the specialist advice required to support them in the delivery of complex and critical assets.