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KPMG & Workday

KPMG has teamed up with leading cloud-based enterprise solutions provider Workday, to offer an innovative approach to providing unified HCM, and FM solutions designed for today’s dynamic and global organisations
Modified date: 16/04/2014
Business and industry issue
 

Impact of new rules on taxing high value residential properties for social housing providers

Impact of new rules on taxing high value residential properties for social housing providers
Modified date: 15/04/2014
Business and industry issue
 

KPMG at the Workday Rising Europe 2014 Conference

KPMG in the UK is proud to be Gold sponsor at Workday Rising Europe 2014, to be held on 31 March – 02 April 2014 at the Park Plaza Westminster Bridge hotel in London.
Modified date: 01/04/2014
Business and industry issue
 

Sector insight: Charities

On the whole, the Budget was a positive one for charities, with several specific targeted reliefs and grants being introduced.
Modified date: 25/03/2014
Business and industry issue
 

Sector Insight: Education

Although the Budget contained few measures specifically for the Higher Education sector, the Chancellor’s speech did announce a number of grants to support science and innovation, and to encourage ongoing education and development.
Modified date: 24/03/2014
Business and industry issue
 

Sector Insight: Social Housing

The Budget speech included a number of measures which will be of interest to the social housing sector, one of the more significant being the proposed phased introduction of two new Annual Tax on Enveloped Dwellings (ATED) bands
Modified date: 24/03/2014
Business and industry issue
 

Local Government spin-outs

KPMG local government spin-outs: How to make the most of your marbles
Modified date: 10/02/2014
Business and industry issue
 

Board grip in social housing

Board grip in social housing
Modified date: 04/02/2014
Business and industry issue
 

Autumn Statement 2013

Will we see a rather more upbeat Chancellor delivering his autumn statement on December 5?
Modified date: 06/12/2013
Business and industry issue
 

Major Local Government Pension Scheme changes are coming

Major changes are taking place in the Local Government Pension Scheme. Read how KPMG can help you tackle the changing environment.
Modified date: 20/11/2013
Business and industry issue
 

Switch On! A case for telehealth

As the expectations of service quality and availability continue to rise NHS organisations are exploring the opportunities associated with telehealth, telecare and assistive technologies – although, for many, implementation is currently a leap of faith.
Modified date: 28/10/2013
Business and industry issue
 

Motivated staff are the NHS's best medicine

Mark Britnell explores how healthcare leaders can create a seeming paradoxical synergy - enhancing productivity while simultaneously increasing motivation.
Modified date: 28/10/2013
Business and industry issue
 

Value walks: Successful habits for improving workforce motivation and productivity

As the £20bn efficiency drive bites further, some may be tempted to view staff as a cost to the system. In our latest article on workforce productivity we argue for a more strategic and longer term view.
Modified date: 28/10/2013
Business and industry issue
 

Corporation tax assurance and compliance

Understanding and managing corporation tax from a compliance perspective is a crucial part of good tax governance for social housing groups
Modified date: 13/09/2013
Business and industry issue
 

Buildings and construction – updated VAT guidance

A KPMG summary of the recent VAT updates provided by HMRC and their impact on building and construction
Modified date: 13/08/2013
Business and industry issue
 

Creating and maximising value through M&A

Creating and maximising value through M&A in the social housing sector
Modified date: 27/06/2013
Business and industry issue
 

Care in a changing world: Challenges and opportunities for sustainable healthcare

Care in a changing world: Challenges and opportunities for sustainable healthcare
Modified date: 28/05/2013
Business and industry issue
 

Contracting Value: Shifting Paradigms

KPMG’s Global Healthcare thought leadership report examines the root causes of sub-optimal healthcare and identifies three core principles that – when taken together – demonstrate a clear path to driving value from healthcare systems.
Modified date: 28/05/2013
Business and industry issue
 

On the minds of CEOs

Chris Wilson hosted a series of discussion dinners around the country with housing association CEOs in early 2013. This short article shares some of the themes emerging.
Modified date: 24/05/2013
Business and industry issue
 

Cost Sharing Exemption - final guidance

Final HMRC guidance on the cost sharing exemption
Modified date: 23/05/2013
Business and industry issue
 

Smarter Cities: Catapult centre

Kru Desai, KPMG’s head of local & regional government comments on the government’s announcement that a Catapult centre is to be hosted in London, to help cities become smarter
Modified date: 15/05/2013
Business and industry issue
 

Boost to regional empowerment to be welcomed

Kru Desai, KPMG's head of local & regional government comments on the Chancellor's Speech at the Autumn Statement 2012
Modified date: 04/03/2013
Business and industry issue; Press release
 

UK cities need to consider themselves as economic entities

Kru Desai, KPMG's head of Local and Regional Government reaction to the Heseltine Report Oct 2012 - City Deals
Modified date: 04/03/2013
Business and industry issue; Press release
 

Impact reporting in social housing

Providers should focus on demonstrating the social value generated by their “core” business, providing homes, and less on wider social programmes
Modified date: 31/01/2013
Business and industry issue
 

PAYE and warden accommodation

Residential wardens need not be paid National Minimum Wage for “on call” hours spent sleeping.
Modified date: 11/10/2012
Business and industry issue
 

Extra Care - VAT policy change

HMRC has issued a Revenue & Customs brief notifying a change of policy on VAT and 'extra care accommodation'.
Modified date: 17/01/2012
Business and industry issue