BECBC Awards 2016 – We Won!

Prima Uno are absolutely delighted that we have won the Britain’s Energy Coast Business Cluster (BECBC) “Growing Business of the Year” Award at this year’s Business Awards which took place at Energus on Thursday 17th November 2016.

Prima Uno were shortlisted alongside Westlakes Engineering, QG Business Solutions Ltd and Indelible Data Ltd. The Award was sponsored by RSM UK

Winning this award means so much to everyone at Prima Uno, it gives us greater exposure and recognition for our hard work. We continuously work hard and try to secure new projects in new sectors. The next 12 months are exciting for Prima Uno with new offices in the UK planned, gaining ISO 9001 accreditation, securing new contracts and continuing to grow sustainably.

Britain’s Energy Coast Business Cluster (BECBC) is a private sector led organisation founded in 2004, with 290 members drawn from across the broad spectrum of organisations working on Britain’s Energy Coast in Cumbria. BECBC has been instrumental in the growth of Prima Uno as we were introduced to many clients on joining.

Prima Uno Wins Long Term Framework with LLWR

primaunollwrPrima Uno the specialist project controls, risk, dispute resolution and programme management consultancy has won a long-term further competition to support the LLWR Programme.  This is the first further Competition to be award by LLW Repository Limited on Category 10-Programme Controls (Planning / Estimating / Cost & Risk Management) of the new Business Services Marketplace.  The Business Services Marketplace has been established by LLWR using a Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS) route to market. The aim of this is to provide a compliant procurement route for the provision of professional business services, whilst attempting to ‘level the playing field’ for the Supply Chain.

Sarah Purdham, MD of Prima Uno,
said “Winning this framework means so much to me, Prima Uno and all our staff. We can continue our relationship with LLWR on a journey to deliver its long term goal and mission.  We have been given a chance to make a difference.  Our demonstrable experience helping blue chip clients achieve sector leading performance puts us in a wonderful position to deliver value to LLWR.”

“Through our programme delivery and performance improvement approaches we support clients to achieve increased levels of efficiency, cost savings, and assurance. This provides our clients with predictability, as well as contributing to their goals and targets.”

2016 has been a year of continued growth for Prima Uno with new clients and new industry sectors being added to the portfolio.  A new project controls training company as well as a unique business intelligence and forensic project lab has also been launched.  Prima Uno have also been short listed for the 2016 Britain’s Energy Coast Business Cluster Growing Business and Large Business Awards.


For more information about Prima Uno, Prima Uno Training and The Lab please visit the following websites or call 01946 817209

Prima Uno Limited have launched a new Training Company “Prima Uno Training”

Prima Uno Limited have launched a new Training Company “Prima Uno Training” Uno Training is part of the Prima Uno group of companies. Following on the success of Prima Uno’s project controls centre of excellence launched in September 2014 and their project controls apprenticeship natural progression was to roll out the training services to the industry.

Prima Uno training offers high quality training for people wanting to gain knowledge and experience in various aspects of project controls. Whether you are a company wanting to upskill your current workforce or an individual wishing to enhance your career. Prima Uno can deliver first class project controls training. Our course material is written following recognised best practise.

Prima Uno Training is a sister company to Prima Uno a consultancy specialising in project controls, forensic planning, risk and programme management. Prima Uno Limited set up its own centre of excellence in Project Controls in September 2014. We created our own bespoke training syllabus based on best practices and lessons learned from projects to ensure our apprentices gained the key areas of project controls essential to carrying out their role as an estimator, cost engineer, planning engineer or risk practitioner. We now offer training courses to companies and people wishing to enhance their skills and knowledge in our area of expertise project controls.

Courses available are:

  • Introduction to Cost Engineering
  • Introduction to Estimating
  • Introduction to Basic Project Planning & Scheduling
  • Project Planning – Cost and Resource Loading
  • Introduction to Scope (Good/Bad)
  • Introduction to Earned Value Management
  • Risk, Opportunities, Exclusions, Contingency in a Project Environment
  • Introductions to Project Controls


For more information visit or call 01946 817209

Prima Uno Set to Work With AECOM

1Prima Uno Planning & Programming Ltd, a Britain’s Energy Coast Business Cluster (BECBC) member is set to work with AECOM to provide project controls and specialist associated services.

Prima Uno specialise in project planning, forensic planning, programme audit and interrogation, programme benchmarking, project recovery, dispute resolution and other associated specialist services to public and private sector clients in the UK.

Sarah Purdham, Managing Director of Prima Uno Planning & Programming Ltd, explains that:

“Entering a contract with AECOM is excellent news for the company. It allows us to build upon our extensive portfolio and provides further evidence of our continued commitment to provide our clients with an exceptional programme and project controls service. We are delighted that AECOM are supporting a local Cumbrian SME. This contract enables us to upskill our work force and apprentices throughout the UK and in Cumbria.

AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. The firm’s global staff — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serves clients in over 150 countries around the world. AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, had revenue of approximately $19 billion during the 12 months ended June 30, 2015. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at