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.
Reinvention of UK Banking highlights that, as the cost of remediation continues to dominate results presentations, banks face an uphill battle as they try to radically transform in a timeframe that is acceptable to all stakeholders.
Explore why technology firms should choose to invest in the UK. We consider what the UK currently has in its favour as it battles for technology investment.
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.
We help our clients understand current issues and future trends in the world of work, and identify how they can enhance organisational performance through their people.
Explore your options in our e-zine, where you’ll find out more about whether our Audit, Risk Consulting or Gap Programme is for you.
If you’re not a little bit scared, you’re not paying attention. Find out more about our graduate programmes in audit, tax, advisory and central services.
Keep up to date with the latest news and views from KPMG in the UK by following our twitter feed.
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.
Even some non-financial risks can now result in serious financial consequences. As a result, the need for broader and more relevant assurance has never been greater. A robust and independent opinion can enable businesses to know exactly where they stand so they can move forward with knowledge and, hopefully, confidence.
Every audit is designed to exceed national and international standards. Our experienced audit teams aim to challenge assumptions and provide deep, innovative insights based on a thorough understanding of the business and sector.
In addition, all our audit staff undergo regular training to keep their knowledge up to date. As one of the leading professional auditors we put integrity and insight at the heart of our work. It’s an award-winning approach.
And we’re thinking ahead. We want to create the world leading professional auditors of the future. We provide an opportunity to develop valuable skills, work towards gaining a professional qualification, start your career and earn a good salary too – all after doing your A-levels. If that sounds good to you, explore KPMG’s School and College Leaver Programme.
If you care about sustainable growth, investment and job creation, read on. If you believe that there is an important role to be played by corporates (big and small), by governmental organisations, charities and enterprises of all shapes and sizes, read on. If you are concerned that we must restore the trust between society and business, and want to have a say in how we go about it, then read on...
We’re daring to think differently on audit reports. We have put to the test a bold suggestion: to go beyond the current new report, can we give shareholders the auditor’s graded findings? KPMG have done this on a small number of “live” reports.
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There has been a stepped change in listed company reporting requirements for audit committees and auditors. That's a challenge and it's vital that it's done well. KPMG has surveyed the first batch of reports under the new requirements and finds some good examples.
Following the changes stipulated by the FRC in June 2013 in regard to the Independent Auditor’s Report on Financial statements, KPMG have produced a short video animation to support the New Audit Report proposition and KPMG’s ‘first in the market’ lead position.
Public report on the 2012/13 Inspection of KPMG LLP and KPMG Audit Plc issued by the Audit Inspection Unit of the Professional Oversight Board, part of the Financial Reporting Council.
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The current IFRS model of mandatory annual impairment testing of goodwill without amortisation is due for a re-think, according to a series of interviews with stakeholders. Find out what interviewees thought about goodwill impairment testing – its relevance, its effectiveness, the difficulties and the disclosures.
KPMG’s 2014 Global Audit Committee Survey captures the views of nearly 1,500 audit committee members around the world on a range of issues. These include the top challenges facing companies in 2014 and the audit committee’s increasing workload. We also explore corporate performance, chief financial officer (CFO) and finance organization effectiveness plus the quality of the information directors receive on key company risks.
As the global economy continues to reform its financial system, one crucial element of reconstruction is being ignored. The corporate reporting model in its current form does not meet the needs of investors – and it’s becoming increasingly difficult for the model to meet the requirements of preparers, auditors, regulators and standard-setters. Now is the time to begin a wide-ranging debate about what is wrong with the current model and how to change it.
Read and watch candid and sometimes surprising views of KPMG's audit leaders on the value of an audit – its strengths, weaknesses, and the changes that must take place to meet the needs of the Capital Markets.
The KPMG sponsored Audit Committee Institute (ACI), aims to be the first port of call for any audit committee member wishing to implement and/or improve audit committee processes.
The KPMG International Financial Reporting Group, based in London, draws upon the experience of KPMG's member firms to address the challenges posed by International Financial Reporting Standards.
Financial Reporting Update is our regular bi-monthly newsletter detailing the latest developments in financial reporting.
Financial Reporting Matters is a short occasional newsletter that alerts you to key changes in UK and International Financial Reporting Standards and UK company law.
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