Merry Christmas!

Prima Uno would like to wish all of our client’s, colleagues and business friends a very Happy Christmas and good luck for 2015!

It’s been a wonderful year for Prima Uno and other West Cumbrian businesses.

Our success would not be possible without our clients and also the Britain’s Energy Coast Business Cluster


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Press Release – New Head of Project Controls

Press Release


Date: 15th December 2014



New Head of Project Controls at Prima Uno!


We are delighted that we have a new Head of Project Controls for their West Cumbrian Team.  Bill Sanderson has joined the business to strengthen the existing team.  There are another 8 new recruits in January 2015 for Prima Uno consisting of Bill, a Risk Practitioner, Lead Planner, Planner and 3 apprentices.



Bill has a wide range of management experience in numerous industries with over 35 years’ experience, managing multi-discipline teams across different sites, and demonstrated ability to influence and motivate others to achieve high level performance targets. Managed multi-million dollar projects to timescale and within budget. Industries include construction, petrochemical, aircraft, software development, Nuclear, pharmaceutical and overseas experience.

A proven successful track record in the management of large project controls teams on complex programme portfolio’s, the development and roll out of project control systems, planning strategies and reporting systems and the ability to influence and integrate contractors into the project team during the programme life cycle, thus improving team working and producing a product fit for purpose within budgetary targets.


Sarah Purdham of Prima Uno added “Due to the rapid growth of the business in the last two years it is necessary to move up a gear.  Having someone with Bill’s reputation and credentials takes Prima Uno onto the next level.  We are absolutely delighted to have Bill on board.  It will be a wonderful chance for our younger staff and apprentices to work alongside Bill who has a wealth of experience from multi sectors.


Since Prima Uno was established in 2012, its main aim has been to grow the business into a nationally respected specialist consultancy.  Alongside this ambition Managing Director Sarah Purdham also wanted to set up a ‘Centre of Excellence’, enabling more people in West Cumbria to become nationally respected Project Control specialists.


As a member of Britain’s Energy Coast Business Cluster, Prima Uno will be available to discuss the growth and opportunities.  To discuss the specialist project controls, risk and forensic planning work done at Prima Uno, visit  or contact Sarah Purdham on 07515  431245.

BECBC Awards.

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Our feature in the In-Cumbria magazine!!

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Press Release: LLWR Training Order

Press Release


Date: 4th November 2014


Prima Uno celebrates with further Project Planning & Project Controls Training order from LLWR

LLWR have issued Prima Uno new order for Bespoke Planning and Project controls training plus further Project Planning & Project Controls Support.  Prima Uno Planning & Programming Ltd, a Britain’s Energy Coast Business Cluster (BECBC) member, has exciting times on the horizon with new offices in Cleator Moor and Aberdeen.

Prima Uno also won the “Highly Commended Small Business of the Year Award” and were shortlisted for the small business of the year and growing business of the year in the Britain’s Energy Coast Business Cluster (BECBC) Business Awards 2014. Prima Uno were also finalists in the 2014 Cumbrian Newspaper Awards last month. 


Prima Uno are offering planning and project controls training in;

  • Project Planning & Scheduling
  • Performance/ Period End Reporting
  • Programme Control Overview
  • Recording Actual Cost of Work Performed
  • Risk Management
  • Scope Management
  • Trending & Change Control
  • Critical Path Analysis
  • Cost Estimating


Prima Uno is just two years old, but is already making an impact on the international stage, contracts with the Olympic Stadium, Commonwealth Games and Terminal 5 at Heathrow highlight how the company’s skills can be transferred across many sectors.


For more information about the Prima Uno and the specialist forensic planning work done at Prima Uno, visit  or contact Sarah Purdham on 01946 817209

Prima Uno are Highly Commended!

The Prima Uno Team and Managing Director would like to wholeheartedly thank our clients, the Britain’s Energy Coast Business Cluster and everyone who has supported us and advised us since starting trading in September 2012.  Our success would not be possible without the hard work of the team or any of our clients and supporters.


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Pictures from the BECBC Awards.

Prima Uno had a brilliant night at the BECBC Awards night 2014, proud we can say that we won the Highly Commended Award for Small Business of the Year Award, congratulations to all the other businesses that won their categories and to everyone else for being a runner up, what a great event for all local businesses!!

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Videos from The BECBC Business Awards!

Small Business of the Year nominees!

Videos from the BECBC Awards!

Introducing BECBC Awards 2014!!

What a week for Prima Uno!!

Prima Uno won the highly commended award for the Small Business of the Year Award for Britain’s a Energy Coast business awards last night!


The winner was Safety Critical!


We were short lists for the Growing Business of the Year which Forth Engineering won!


Large Business of the Year went to REACT Engineering!


A huge congratulations to the winners and finalists! Also a huge thank you to Britain’s Energy Coast Business Cluster for supporting, nurturing and providing an invaluable service to Cumbrian businesses!


So much home grown talent in Cumbria!