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Infrastructure and Recovery

A plethora of financial, climate, health, societal and business issues have resulted in significant challenges for economies globally. Pressure on public finances, and the need for simultaneous levelling up, will be immense – while private investment must be more enlightened. Where does infrastructure investment fit into recovery?

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Port of Bristol: at the heart of the south-west economy

23-02-2021

24 February 2021: In an endeavour to develop the local economy and build its reputation as a location for sector excellence, three huge sites based around the Port of Bristol have been put forward for freeport status.

At a crossroads: recovery and infrastructure

23-02-2021

24 February 2021: Economies across the world are at a crossroads. ICAEW President David Matthews outlines the scale of the challenges we now face and comments on the investment that will support recovery and change.

Efficiency and risk: auditors and infrastructure projects

23-02-2021

24 February 2021: Bill Meredith, Audit Partner at KPMG, specialises in infrastructure, building and real estate businesses. He says climate and social risk and impacts are all much better understood and reportable than previously.

Infrastructure plans put Hong Kong on the global cultural map

23-02-2021

24 February 2021: When you think of the dense metropolis that is Hong Kong, vast expanses of green, open spaces and a hotbed of artistic and cultural activity aren’t necessarily the first things that spring to mind. And yet a vast new development in the West Kowloon district is looking to transform the landscape and put Hong Kong firmly on the global cultural map.

Exporting building-research excellence from the UK

22-02-2021

23 February 2021: The Buildings Research Establishment has been a trailblazer in its field for a century. Much of the language it uses to describe what it does today is very familiar to chartered accountants.

Digital infrastructure roll-out: acceleration and reach

22-02-2021

23 February 2021: When the National Infrastructure Commission was established in 2015 to advise government on economic infrastructure, digital communications were just part of the mix. Now we are well on the way to 85% coverage by 2025.

Yorkshire Water: taking sustainability into the mainstream

19-02-2021

22 February 2021: Against a backdrop of tougher regulation, Yorkshire Water is blazing a trail when it comes to demonstrating sustainable business practices and social value. Rachel Willcox speaks to its CEO, Liz Barber ACA.

COVID has taught us that construction is vital

18-02-2021

19 February 2021: With construction at the heart of the UK’s post-COVID recovery, the sector needs to focus on the triple bottom line of profit, people and the planet says Peter Duff, European Finance Director at Laing O'Rourke.

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