KPMG in the UK embarked on a journey of transformation during 2013, in pursuit of our strategic goal to dominate professional services. Our Annual Review highlights how we bring real benefits to our clients, our people and society as a whole.
We are proud to be partnering with Action for Literacy and Shelter to enable us to play a greater part in tackling the key issues of literacy and homelessness in the UK today.
The UK Banks Performance Benchmarking Report explores the key trends in the first half results of the big five UK headquartered banks – Barclays, HSBC, Lloyds Banking Group, RBS and Standard Chartered.
Interactive Infrastructure offers a snapshot of the face and future of UK infrastructure pipeline using an interactive platform to connect infrastructure stakeholders at an early stage in the development of projects.
Technology has revolutionised the day-to-day lives of individuals and organisations alike. But if we're to continue to benefit and to profit from it, and if we're to minimise the potential downsides, we're going to have make some choices.
Corporate reporting in its widest sense has an important role to play in restoring trust. There is a groundswell of opinion that things aren’t quite right. But it’s not enough to acknowledge it. I believe that it’s time for change.
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KPMG’s leadership blogs brings you insight, opinion and debate from our senior partners and industry experts.
The 2013 edition of our Alumni magazine, Connected, features Alumni profiles, as well as articles about Cyber Security and Tax Transparency. Regional variations for Scotland, North, Midlands and South are also available
Over 11,000 of our alumni are registered on LinkedIn. We have established the KPMG UK Alumni group to enable you to contact many of our past and current people who are members.
Technology is reshaping the relationship between content and consumers. With mobile set to play a big role in future, TV everywhere is a reality. And while digital players will surely close the ‘quality gap’ there is no evidence to suggest that this will undermine established broadcasters.So where are the opportunities?Fortune really does favour the bold. Competitive advantage will require the will to make fundamental changes without fear of experimentation. And once the experience has been gained, it must be turned towards the delivery of a workable and profitable business model. Simply not playing the game isn’t an option in our view.TV networks must think fast and exploit their inherent strengths: brand value, expertise, insight and capital. There is no ‘one size fits all’ solution, but those who shy away from emergent technology could endanger their competitive advantage.As for newspapers, debate continues about whether they even have a future. We believe they have for now, but beyond ten years we’re not so sure. Online platforms have unveiled opportunities to engage audiences and raise revenues, but there is unlikely to be one solution for all. Different publications may need to try a range of content models.
Our sector specialists will challenge your business models and help you drive out operational cost. We’ll also support you in managing the continuing disruption so that, whether you’re in publishing, broadcasting, music, film or marketing services, you’re well placed for the potential opportunities ahead.
"In my view, product placement will breathe a new lease of life into UK TV advertising."
"Digitisation of the media sector value-chain forces a reassessment of the skills required to be successful."
"I believe that back office stability enables front office thinking."
The new reliefs largely mirror the existing tax incentives for British film production and take the form of an additional deduction for qualifying expenditure and, to the extent a company is loss-making, a cash tax credit.
Consumers have an insatiable appetite for media in all its forms, whether digital or offline, according to the 2013 Digital Debate, KPMG’s global survey of over 9,000 people. The report highlights a new breed of urban consumer that is gaining its first media experiences via smartphones and tablets, and has a strong preference for online content.
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