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  • RPA Team Up With KPMG

    The Rugby Players’ Association (RPA) has signed a four-year deal with professional services firm KPMG to enable its members and the organisation itself to get access to tax advice. The RPA represents players and puts them in touch with those offering independent advice on matters relating to employment, welfare and more and commercial director Nick Byrom thinks the agreement with KPMG will prove invaluable. “As the independent representative body of rugby union players in England, we consist...

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  • Day Appointed CFO At RFU

    ... In her role at the RFU, Day will be responsible for financial planning, management and reporting, legal and governance and technology, reporting to CEO Steve Brown, with voting membership on the RFU Board. Day is currently a deal advisory partner at KPMG having qualified as a chartered accountant (ACA) and has spent the last 20 years in financial roles at the accountancy firm. Day was appointed partner a KPMG in 2015, and has worked as lead partner on a number of high profile mergers and acquis...

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  • RL Business Network Offers Career Support for Pros

    ... the Rugby League Business Network who sign up to the programme will provide work experience, mentoring and advice. The announcement was made to a packed room at the first of the Rugby League Business Network’s Super League Networking Nights, held at KPMG’s offices in Leeds on Monday 20 July. Launched just over a year ago, the Rugby League Business Network is a not-for-profit organisation created to bring businesses and individuals together through the sport and to support the game. It boas...

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  • Wakefield To Lose Principal Sponsor

    ... Dewsbury Rams in the Championship, is thought to have debts that exceed £20 million and the Wildcats are almost certain that it will be unable to pay the amount agreed as part of the sponsorship deal. “Following a creditors meeting with administrators KPMG yesterday (Tuesday), it appears highly unlikely that Eric France Metal Recycling will be able to fulfil their commitment of a significant six-figure sum as the club’s main sponsor,” it said in a statement. “The club is active in the...

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  • Crusaders withdraw from Super League

    ... success.” The final decision on the awarding of licences was made by the RFL’s independent Board of Directors following a detailed assessment process by the RFL Executive, who received valuable support from property consultants Savills, finance company KPMG and governance and business management experts at Leeds Metropolitan University. A list of the teams that will feature in Super League next season along with their RFL grading can be found below: B - Bradford Bulls (B) C - Castleford Tig...

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  • IRB Appoint Acting CEO

    ... Irishman Brophy will take up his new position on February 1st, while an independent recruitment process for a permanent successor to Mike Miller is conducted. Brophy has served as the IRB’s chief financial officer since 1996 and previously worked for KPMG and Diageo UK. IRB chairman Bernard Lapasset said: “I am delighted that Robert has accepted the role of acting chief executive of the IRB and acting managing director of Rugby World Cup Limited. He has a massive wealth of experience in the...

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  • Massie-Taylor Appointed To RFU Commercial Role

    ... and prior to that was part of the award-winning commercial team for LOCOG, organisers of London 2012 Olympic Games and Paralympic Games. Previous roles include an associate position at the investment bank Rothschild and Sons and an accountancy role at KPMG in London. Goldschmidt agreed to take up a new position as group managing director at CSM Sport & Entertainment in December 2015. See also: RFU Starts Search For Goldschmidt Replacement Goldschmidt Leaves RFU for CSM Face to Face with.......

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  • Wigan Reveal London Expansion Plans

    ... follow in the footsteps of the likes of Dan Sarginson and Tony Clubb. Wigan are also establishing a new business club in the capital – replicating what they have done in the North West, where the likes of Natwest, Barclays, Gala Coral, TM Lewin and KPMG have all signed up – with the inaugural event at the Institute of Directors in Pall Mall on Monday 29 June. Wigan have made a record number of Wembley appearances for a rugby league side during the course of winning 19 Challenge Cups, 17 Le...

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  • Fast Track Appoint Howlett As Head Of Rugby

    ... has been involved with Rugby World Cup tournaments since 1999 for a range of clients. She relocated to New Zealand between 2010 and 2012 to run the Fast Track New Zealand office around the 2011 RWC, which included activating RWC related campaigns for KPMG and Land Rover. Fast Track global CEO Andy Westlake said: "We are excited to welcome Diana to the UK leadership team of Fast Track on this symbolic occasion of the one-year countdown to our home Rugby World Cup. Her rugby expertise is second...

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  • Two New Non-Execs For Northampton Saints

    ... plc, one of the UK’s leading retailers which operates in 27 countries. He has a long and illustrious record at some of the country’s biggest retail companies, including Mothercare and Argos. He is a qualified accountant and was also a director at KPMG. Simon Cunningham is chief operating officer, marketing, at Value Retail, which specialises in the development and operation of luxury outlet shopping villages in China and Europe, including Bicester Village. Prior to joining this multi-natio...

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