Brevia Infrastructure provides straightforward political and communications support to facilitate major infrastructure and development projects. Our experience includes airports, housing developments, rail freight interchanges, road and rail schemes, and civil nuclear infrastructure. Brevia has also provided support to a number of chartered bodies covering engineering, building and project management. We have specialist expertise in supporting Development Consent Orders (DCOs).
Brevia works at the heart of multi-disciplinary teams to help navigate the planning process and the political environment faced by major infrastructure developments. Our support reduces reputational and political risk at all phases in the project cycle from planning through to build and operation.
Brevia’s deep understanding of the sector has enabled us to support clients on a wide range of projects. Our consultants have particular strength in working with clients to successfully secure Development Consent Orders (DCOs) for Nationally Significant Infrastructure Projects (NSIP). The consultancy has also supported a range of chartered bodies in the sector including the Royal Academy of Engineering, the Association for Project Management (APM), and the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB).
The infrastructure industry is of key strategic importance to the UK economy. Over £600 billion of public and private investment is projected over the next 10 years and nearly 700 projects, programmes and other investments are in the Government’s National Infrastructure and Construction Pipeline.
As COP26 approaches, Brevia will be tracking the latest milestones in the UK’s preparations for the upcoming climate conference. This week’s developments cover the CCC’s upcoming Climate Risk Assessment, the launch of the New Net Zero Business Group Alliance, and questions surrounding green taxes.
The momentum behind COP26 has created an apparently benign climate for low carbon investment in the UK, however that could all change at next week’s Scottish Parliament election. The 2021 Scottish Parliament elections will be the latest in a series of public ballots, since 2014’s Scottish Referendum, where the future of the United Kingdom is at stake. Due to Brexit and COVID19 it has perhaps been understated how important the Scottish election will be. However, depending upon its result, we could see British politics dominated by the issue of Scottish independence in the same way it was dominated by Brexit in recent years. Businesses whose investments depend on policy decisions yet to come must be mindful of this. As the question of Scottish Independence may leave politicians and officials will little time to consider anything else.
As COP26 approaches, Brevia will be tracking the latest milestones in the UK’s preparations for the upcoming climate conference. This week’s developments focus on the recent Climate Summit, Earth Day, the launch of the Global Power System Consortium, and the Climate Pledge.
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Brevia delivers tailored support to businesses operating in the infrastructure sector. Our three-step process offers a straightforward approach to delivering crucial intelligence, strategic advice and stakeholder engagement.