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London firms' optimism about the economy soars – CBI/KPMG

Housing availability and affordability having negative impact on recruitment
Modified date: 25/04/2014
Press release
 

HS2: Sir David Higgins refuses to bow to pressure, instead lays down even bigger challenge, says KPMG

Richard Threlfall, Head of Infrastructure, Building and Construction, KPMG comments on the findings of the report by HS2 chairman Sir David Higgins published today:
Modified date: 17/03/2014
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Emergency ‘help to build’ scheme could be one of the solutions to the UK’s increasingly desperate housing crisis, says KPMG

“Giving UK small and medium-sized house builders better access to funding could deliver more housing
Modified date: 17/03/2014
Press release
 

Autumn Statement 2013: 7.2% house price inflation forecast underscores need for action

Jan Crosby, Head of Housing at KPMG, comments on the inflation forecast as part of the Autumn Statement.
Modified date: 30/01/2014
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ONS Q4 UK GDP Figures: “looking more and more like a normal recovery”, says KPMG Chief Economist

KPMG Chief Economist, Andrew Smith, comments on the Office for National Statistics’ preliminary estimate of UK Gross Domestic Product which showed an increase of 0.7% in the fourth quarter of last year
Modified date: 28/01/2014
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Autumn Statement 2013: Relief for local government as no more budget cuts

Caroline Haynes, director in KPMG’s Local Government practice, comments on the impact of the Autumn Statement on the sector.
Modified date: 05/12/2013
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Autumn Statement 2013: Long term investment in skills and infrastructure top SME’s wish list from the Chancellor

As the Chancellor prepares to deliver his Autumn Statement this week, the one measure that the UK’s SME population want to see is a commitment to more spending on road and rail infrastructure, according to a poll by KPMG.
Modified date: 05/12/2013
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Policy change needed if region’s housing shortage is to be solved

Joint Shelter/KPMG study highlights disconnect between policy initiatives and the issues facing stakeholders
Modified date: 05/12/2013
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'Opportunity knocks' says the report but misses key opportunities for improving the LGPS

Steve Simkins, KPMG head of public sector pensions, would welcome a more comprehensive overhaul of the LGPS in order to radically improve its sustainability and economic value.
Modified date: 26/11/2013
Press release
 

Report on Jobs: Staff appointments continue to rise strongly in September

The Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) and KPMG Report on Jobs – published today – provides the most comprehensive guide to the UK labour market, drawing on original survey data provided by recruitment consultancies.
Modified date: 08/10/2013
Press release
 

Make the Most of your Marbles Says KPMG Guide

Local authorities are finding innovative ways to raise new revenue, cutting costs and improve the quality of their services.
Modified date: 02/10/2013
Press release
 

Patients fearful over quality of emergency healthcare, says KPMG survey

Patients across the UK are increasingly concerned about the support they will receive in an emergency, according to data released today by KPMG.
Modified date: 01/10/2013
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Patients wary of NHS ability to provide long-term care, says KPMG

Patients across the UK fear for their long-term care and believe that it will only be secure if health and social care is paid for through a combination of State and family funding
Modified date: 13/08/2013
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Hard questions need to be asked if NHS is to get support it needs from life sciences industry, says KPMG

Ring-fencing budgets may not be enough to help the NHS deliver the support required by an ageing population
Modified date: 08/07/2013
Press release
 

Report on Jobs: Permanent placements growth at 26-month high in June

The Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) and KPMG Report on Jobs – published today – provides the most comprehensive guide to the UK labour market, drawing on original survey data provided by recruitment consultancies.
Modified date: 08/07/2013
Press release
 

Spending Review 2013: Healthcare integration on its own isn’t a panacea, says KPMG

Commenting on the Chancellor’s plans for a joint commissioning plan for the NHS and local councils, Andrew Hine, UK head of healthcare at KPMG, comments:
Modified date: 26/06/2013
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Report on Jobs: Permanent placements growth picks up, but temp billings fall in April

The Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) and KPMG Report on Jobs – published today – provides the most comprehensive guide to the UK labour market, drawing on original survey data provided by recruitment consultancies.
Modified date: 09/05/2013
Press release
 

‘Day in the Sun’ Nears for Social Impact Bonds, says KPMG

2013 will be the year that social impact investing gains critical mass, according to KPMG’s public sector practice, which has produced a guide to Social Impact Bonds.
Modified date: 03/05/2013
Press release
 

Blueprint for healthcare emerges from study of global approach to patient care

A major new report, published today by KPMG’s Global Healthcare Practice, examines the challenges facing international health systems, from the perspective of leading practitioners across 22
Modified date: 26/04/2013
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Increased deficit in Local Government Pension Scheme will create headache for all involved, says KPMG

KPMG’s UK head of public sector pensions warns that employers in the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) face a difficult year, as reforms to their employees’ pensions begin to take hold
Modified date: 25/04/2013
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Budget 2013: “Running out of time,” says KPMG’s head of public sector

Looking ahead to next week’s budget, Alan Downey, Head of Public Sector at KPMG in the UK, said:
Modified date: 14/03/2013
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Latest UK Public Finances Data Highlights Sovereign Debt Woes and Challenge of Fiscal Sustainability

KPMG releases its Walking the fiscal tightrope report, which analyses the struggle of governments around the world to achieve fiscal sustainability.
Modified date: 01/03/2013
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Employment figures give more reasons for optimism, says KPMG

Reacting to the publication, today, of the latest UK employment figures, which have seen unemployment levels fall by 14,000, Stephen Barter, Director, KPMG Management Consulting, says:
Modified date: 20/02/2013
Press release
 

New KPMG Head of Local & Regional Government; Kru Desai

KPMG has appointed Kru Desai to lead its local and regional government practice.
Modified date: 18/04/2012
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