How can we smooth the path for public and private companies to work together?

Public-private partnerships have delivered successful regeneration projects for many years across the UK. As it appears that we are heading towards an era of more, rather than fewer PPPs, making sure you are equipped to deliver a successful partnership is essential.

There are five key ways to do this.

1. Know the rules of the game

The public sector is required to comply with public procurement, state aid and public law when conducting activities, and both parties must be mindful of this when setting up PPPs. If this is not considered