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Cash position and margins are not sustainable for the future of the UK construction industry, says KPMG report

Analysis of the largest UK construction contractors indicates that despite greater deal-flow, the financial position of many contractors remains weak, with cash balances and margins down, according to a report published today by KPMG.
Modified date: 19/09/2014
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KPMG announces sale of Ferguson Shipbuilders Limited (in administration) and related insolvencies

Blair Nimmo and Tony Friar of KPMG LLP, Joint Administrators of Ferguson Shipbuilders Limited, Newark Joiners Limited and Ferguson-Ailsa Limited on 14th August 2014, announces the sale of the group’s business and its assets to Clyde Blowers Capital.
Modified date: 10/09/2014
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Transport projects dominate UK Government Construction Pipeline, says KPMG report

Analysis of the UK Government’s Construction Pipeline highlights that transport projects dominate construction spend at £66.2bn
Modified date: 08/09/2014
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One North is welcome news for Northern economic growth, says KPMG

Richard Threlfall, KPMG’s UK Head of Infrastructure, Building & Construction comments the joint One North report published by an alliance of 5 cities
Modified date: 08/09/2014
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We must invest in infrastructure if we are to maintain our standard of living, says industry expert

Richard Threlfall, KPMG UK Head of Infrastructure, Building and Construction, responds to the ICE’s State of the Nation report
Modified date: 02/09/2014
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Budget 2014: Cambridge City Deal only ‘bright spot’ in budget disappointingly short on infrastructure

Richard Threlfall, KPMG’s Head of Infrastructure, Building and Construction comments on the Chancellor’s budget announcement.
Modified date: 01/09/2014
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Budget 2014: Budget has the potential to give UK regions wings but more could have been done

Caroline Haynes comments on the Chancellor's decision to support regional airport capacity
Modified date: 01/09/2014
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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: 01/09/2014
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Confidence returns to UK construction industry, KPMG survey finds

The majority of construction companies in the UK and worldwide are confident about the growth prospects of their industry
Modified date: 21/08/2014
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Energy and transport infrastructure top list of UK project pipeline, says KPMG

The vast majority of UK infrastructure projects in the UK project pipeline are in the energy and transport sectors, KPMG reveals
Modified date: 20/08/2014
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Autumn Statement 2013: Focus should be on encouraging business investment

Richard Threlfall, UK Head of Infrastructure, Building and Construction at KPMG comments ahead of this week’s Autumn Statement
Modified date: 19/08/2014
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Infrastructure and construction sector: 2014 will see a much more buoyant and competitive market, says KPMG

Richard Threlfall, KPMG’s Head of Infrastructure, Building and Construction comments on the industry outlook for 2014
Modified date: 15/08/2014
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Financial close of Mersey Gateway project ‘big deal’ in all senses, says KPMG

Richard Threlfall, KPMG’s Head of Infrastructure, Building and Construction comments on the financial close of the Mersey Gateway project
Modified date: 14/08/2014
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Main contractors take the pain now supply chain holds the whip

Richard Threlfall, KPMG UK Head of Infrastructure, Building and Construction comments on the latest CIPS UK Construction PMI
Modified date: 13/08/2014
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Political parties must commit to create an Infrastructure Commission, says KPMG

Richard Threlfall, Partner and UK Head of Infrastructure, Building and Construction at KPMG, comments on the further detail of the Infrastructure Commission put forward by Sir John Armitt today
Modified date: 12/08/2014
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2013 set to be record year for transport infrastructure deals, says KPMG

Deal values for global transactions of transport infrastructure assets including airports, ports and road operations have risen steeply since the beginning of the year
Modified date: 11/08/2014
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Project Initiation Routemap is welcome news for infrastructure community, says KPMG

Richard Threlfall, KPMG’s UK Head of Infrastructure, Building and Construction comments on the Government's Infrastructure Cost Review programme and the updated Project Initiation Routemap published today.
Modified date: 15/07/2014
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Infrastructure Journal Editor John Kjorstad to join KPMG’s Global Infrastructure practice

KPMG today announced that John Kjorstad, current Editor of Infrastructure Journal (IJ) will join its Global Infrastructure practice as an Associate Director in January 2014.
Modified date: 31/01/2014
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Autumn Statement 2013: Development compensation pilot project could change the face of Britain

Richard Threlfall, Head of Infrastructure, Building and Construction, comments on today's Autumn Statement and it's impact on the industry.
Modified date: 30/01/2014
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Autumn Statement 2013: Bold and welcome commitment to invest in UK infrastructure

Richard Threlfall, Head of Infrastructure, Building & Construction, comments on the Autumn Statement Announcement and the implications for industry.
Modified date: 30/01/2014
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