Richard Threlfall

Richard Threlfall

Richard Threlfall is global head of infrastructure at KPMG

  • Richard Threlfall
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    Breaking up is hard to do

    2018-02-13T06:30:00

    The European Investment Bank is an important source of finance for UK infrastructure, investing billions in the UK every year. So why would we want to leave it?

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    It's easy if you try

    2017-12-06T07:00:00

    Imagine a future where autonomous vehicles and intelligent transport networks create not only stress-free commutes, but also quieter and greener cities

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    Infrastructure: Going places

    2017-05-03T06:00:00

    Rapid advances in infrastructure technologies will transform the way we build. Construction firms need to stop dragging their feet and catch up with the pace of the new technology revolution

  • Richard Threlfall KPMG
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    Election reaction: Not the worst of all worlds

    2017-06-09T09:59:00

    While sterling may be wobbly at the prospect of a hung parliament, we can welcome a return to more moderated politics

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    Infrastructure: Talking heads

    2017-07-13T06:00:00

    Infrastructure’s many stakeholders have plenty to say, and Richard Threlfall can imagine just what they’re thinking, too. The next step is to learn how to listen to each other

  • Richard Threlfall
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    Brexit: Time to be heard

    2017-08-30T11:55:00

    The construction industry’s voice needs to be part of the discussion on Brexit. We must set out our stall on three key areas to ensure the well-being of both the sector and the wider UK economy

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    PPPs: Step back in time

    2016-05-11T06:00:00

    Public-private partnership agreements could be used to help invigorate the UK’s infrastructure - but only if we shrug off stigma from the past around their use

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    Brexit survival guide

    2016-07-05T10:01:00

    Forget about Remain - that particular ship has sailed. Here are five more Rs that deserve your attention in this post-vote UK

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    Construction's culture change

    2016-09-07T06:00:00

    Data analytics revealing whole-life cost and quality, collaboration embedded in organisations’ culture, and an increase in innovation are all set to transform the industry

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    House of cards

    2016-11-02T06:00:00

    On paper it looks like the government is committed to investing in infrastructure with major projects including Heathrow and Hinkley approved

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    It's a positive Autumn Statement but not a radical one

    2016-11-23T15:12:00

    Infrastructure spending, despite the announced increase, is still low compared with international levels, while the housing announcements are a drop in the ocean

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    A winning formula

    2016-12-08T06:00:00

    Creating cities that foster vibrant communities and with the infrastructure in place to secure their economic competitiveness, is no mean feat

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    The rise and fall of the mega-city

    2017-01-11T06:00:00

    Mega-cities are no longer sustainable and the bigger they become, the less likely are they to function efficiently

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    Let’s make them an offer …

    2017-03-10T06:00:00

    If we want the government’s industrial strategy to work for our industry, construction must offer a proposition based on collaboration, investment and innovation. Here’s how we can do that

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    Let's politics-proof infrastructure

    2014-01-15T08:24:00

    Sir John Armitt’s recent report suggests we need a long-term infrastructure programme that exists beyond the whims of changing governments. Building’s Agenda 15 initiative could give the industry a chance to make this a reality

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    Wasting a good crisis

    2014-04-01T10:27:00

    The construction industry stands poised for growth but it will have to know how to respond to rising demand if it is not going to fritter away its opportunities

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    Construction's next revolution

    2014-06-03T08:00:00

    Disruptive technology is about to change the face of the construction industry as we know it. Managing this change is not necessaily a costly process, but it does require businesses to envision the future and dare to innovate

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    Free our regions to thrive

    2014-08-07T10:30:00

    Boosting regions beyond the M25 could benefit the UK economy as a whole

  • Richard Threlfall KPMG
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    Richard Threlfall picks 'The London housing problem'

    2014-08-12T06:00:00

    Joey Gardiner’s feature on the London housing shortage really brings the issue home

  • Richard Threlfall
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    Hearts and minds

    2014-10-02T06:00:00

    As we approach election year infrastructure is high on the agenda of all the main political parties, but the public need to be won over

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