The Infrastructure Forum bring together the key players in infrastructure, whether investors, operators, contractors, economic regulators or professional advisors. It has become the meeting place for confidential and constructive discussion about ways to promote the development of infrastructure networks in the UK and to broaden the range of options available to policymakers and regulators.
The expertise of its team, the knowledge and experience of members of its specialised working groups, and its excellent trusted relationships with public authorities and agencies in the UK and internationally all contribute to its effectiveness.
UPCOMING POLICY DISCUSSIONS
TUESDAY 7 SEPTEMBER
DISCUSSION WITH MATT WARMAN MP
On 7 September 2021, The Infrastructure Forum will be joined by Matt Warman MP to discuss fibre broadband and related issues. Matt Warman will be joined by a few guest speakers, including Steve Holliday, Chairman, CityFibre.
RT HON ANNE-MARIE TREVELYAN MP, MINISTER FOR BUSINESS, ENERGY & CLEAN GROWTH
TIF are very pleased to say that Rt Hon Anne-Marie Trevelyan MP, has agreed to lead a special video conference in Autumn 2021. The discussion will provide an opportunity for the network to hear, from the Energy Minister responsible, the Government's latest perspective on the emerging UK ETS and the opportunities and challenges this might present across the breadth of the infrastructure industry.
SUPER-CHARGING THE SUPER-DEDUCTION
TAXATION WORKING GROUP
TIF’s Taxation Working Group played a major part in the development of the Chancellors super-deduction initiative announced at the last Budget.
With contributions from the Big 4 accounting firms, Deloitte, EY, KPMG and PwC, the Forum has now produced a report looking at how super-deductions are being used and the opportunity to build on the initiative.
The report recommends that: The tax relief is extended beyond the current 2 years to 5 years; The scope of the relief is extended to include net zero investments; HMRC issue detailed guidance to help take up as a matter of urgency