- Autumn Statement 2013: Deloitte comments on measures to improve debt collection by government
Mike Turley, head of public sector at Deloitte, comments on proposals to improve the collection of debts owed to government, as outlined in today’s Autumn Statement
- Autumn Statement 2013: Deloitte comments on welfare cap
Welfare accounts for 29% of public spending each year and, in recent years, demand has continued to push this up.
- Autumn Statement 2013: Deloitte comments on public finances and public services
Mike Turley, head of public sector at Deloitte, comments on the impact of today’s Autumn Statement on public finances and public services.
- Autumn Statement 2013: Whiplash announcement should cut car insurance fraud
Whiplash has been one of the main factors behind increasing motor insurance claims. Ensuring that claims are assessed by independent medical panels should reduce fraud and potentially lead to a fall in premiums.
- Autumn Statement 2013: Deloitte comments on university cap removal
Universities have already expanded their intake in the past couple of years to take advantage of the removal of a cap in numbers on students who have attained ABB in A-levels.
- Deloitte: Police and Crime Commissioners one year on
This week marks one year since the election of 41 Police and Crime Commissioners in England and Wales on 15 November 2012.
- Deloitte comment on Whitehall efficiency update
Progress has been made in cutting costs in areas like IT, marketing and property and some bold decisions have been taken to reduce spending in areas like pensions, welfare and social care.
- Deloitte: University finance directors go for growth despite uncertainties
Despite high levels of uncertainty, finance directors of higher education institutions plan to ramp up expenditure and investment according to a survey by Deloitte.
- Deloitte comments on road reform proposals
The proposals put forward by the Transport Secretary offer some promise for the long-term future of the Highways Agency.
- Spending Review: Deloitte comments on today’s shale gas announcement
Neil Cornelius, Deloitte energy director on today’s shale gas announcement, said: The UK will be reliant on significant volumes of gas for the next couple of decades, in all given scenarios of the UK energy mix.