The 2002 Construction Industry Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) have been launched by the Construction Best Practice Programme. The KPIs allow monitoring of issues including client satisfaction, project predictability and people management.
www. kpizone. com & www. cbpp. org. uk
The planning system in Scotland is set for a major overhaul under the Scottish Executive's proposed National Planning Framework. The document examines long term strategic issues and suggests changes to the planning system.
www. scotland. gov. uk
A four year, £20M managing agent contractor (MAC) contract for maintenance of East Midlands trunk roads and motorways has been awarded by the Highways Agency to AMScott, a joint venture between Alfred McAlpine Asset Management Services and Scot Wilson Kirkpatrick.