• Abstract / Zusammenfassung........................................................................................VPreface............................................................................................................................1Abbreviations..................................................................................................................2List of Figures...................................................................................................................3List of Tables
  • 1 Introduction
  • 2 The Private Finance Initiative
  • 2.1 What is PFI?
  • 2.2 The History of PFI
  • 2.3 Organisations promoting PFI
  • 3 Local Government and PFI
  • 3.1 Structure of Local Government
  • 3.2 The Financial Framework for Local Authorities
  • 3.3 The Legal Framework for PFI in Local Government
  • 3.4 Revenue Support for PFI Projects
  • 4 The Role of Small and Medium Sized Enterprises
  • 4.1 Definition of Small and Medium Enterprises
  • 4.2 SME Statistics
  • 4.3 Problems faced by SME’s in Construction
  • 4.4 Strategies for Construction SME’s in the PFI Market
  • 5. Case Studies
  • 5.1 Case Study Approach
  • 5.2 Case Study 1 – Victoria Dock Primary School
  • 5.3 Case Study 2 – Stretford Fire Station & Divisional HQ
  • 5.4 Case Study 3 – Ilkeston Police Station
  • 5.5 Analysis and Recommendations
  • 6 Summary
  • References
  • Appendix A
  • Appendix B