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Advisory Board expands to build expertise in KPMG’s People Powered Performance practice

KPMG’s People Powered Performance practice (P3) is delighted to announce two senior additions to its team created to provide clients with advice on how to manage staff and boost productivity
Modified date: 21/08/2014
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UK automotive demonstrates a remarkable turnaround in fortunes, says KPMG

John Leech, Head of Automotive for KPMG in the UK, comments on the increase in UK car production of 2.8% in July 2014
Modified date: 21/08/2014
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Number of workers paid less than the Living Wage passes 5 million

The problem of in-work poverty has been underlined today by new research
Modified date: 20/08/2014
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Autumn Statement 2013: Focus should be on encouraging business investment

Richard Threlfall, UK Head of Infrastructure, Building and Construction at KPMG comments ahead of this week’s Autumn Statement
Modified date: 19/08/2014
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Autumn Statement 2013: long-term opportunities are key to tackling youth unemployment

David Fairs, partner in KPMG’s People Performance practice, comments ahead of tomorrow’s Autumn Statement
Modified date: 18/08/2014
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Cyber security and data protection only in third place on Boardroom agenda

Cyber security and data protection have been ranked a surprising third in a list of Boardroom priorities, according to a survey released today by KPMG
Modified date: 18/08/2014
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Two new appointments for KPMG’s cyber security practice

KPMG has further strengthened its UK cyber security practice with two new senior appointments: a partner and a director.
Modified date: 18/08/2014
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Vehicles should be ‘secure by design’ when it comes to cyber security, says KPMG

Wil Rockall, Director at KPMG’s cyber security practice, comments on news that security experts have developed to keep automobiles safe from cyber attacks
Modified date: 18/08/2014
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International tensions heighten cyber security risks, says KPMG

Malcolm Marshall, UK and global lead in KPMG’s cyber security practice, comments on the impact that international political disputes can have on organisations’ ability to conduct ‘business as usual’
Modified date: 18/08/2014
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‘Black phones’ likely to make users a target for hackers, says KPMG

Stephen Bonner, partner in KPMG, highlights stealth ‘black phones’ owners are susceptible to attacks from cyber criminals
Modified date: 17/08/2014
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Telling customers to change their password won’t guarantee security, says KPMG

KPMG’s Stephen Bonner argues that panicking consumers into changing their passwords is not necessarily the right response
Modified date: 16/08/2014
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KPMG’s Cyber Security practice announces four new senior hires

KPMG’s Cyber Security announces four new senior level appointments as it continues to strengthen the expertise offered to clients
Modified date: 16/08/2014
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Insiders could use whistleblowing tools to steal data without a trail, says KPMG

Edward Parsons, senior manager in KPMG’s cyber security team, comments on the cyber security risks facing businesses in the wake of software being developed to aid whistleblowers.
Modified date: 12/06/2014
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Availability of permanent candidates falls at sharpest rate since November 1997

Permanent placements and temporary billings continue to rise strongly despite sharply falling candidate availability. Further strong rise in permanent salaries, while temp pay growth accelerates
Modified date: 06/06/2014
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Companies must redraw battle lines to win the new war for talent, says KPMG

Companies must redraw battle lines to win new war for talent says the latest KPMG survey.
Modified date: 04/06/2014
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Complacency will be to blame for cyber vulnerabilities in the critical infrastructure industry, says KPMG

Wil Rockall, Director in KPMG’s Information Protection team, comments on the news that electric grid and other critical infrastructure industries are vulnerable to hacking but complacent about cyber risks.
Modified date: 19/05/2014
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Too many cyber risks if XP support is shelved, says KPMG

With the death knells sounding for Microsoft Windows XP, Stephen Bonner, a partner in KPMG’s IPBR team, explains what its end-of-life really means for business. He also highlights concerns over the security implications of pulling the plug on XP.
Modified date: 01/05/2014
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Budget 2014: Good Budget for the Living Wage

Tax and benefit changes coming into effect this April mean that today’s Budget has been good for Living Wage earners, says KPMG.
Modified date: 19/03/2014
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Budget 2014: Chancellor puts SMEs at the heart of economic growth

The Chancellor has listened to the SME community by doubling the Annual Investment Allowance
Modified date: 19/03/2014
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‘Cracking the Code’ research findings unveiled

March 18 2014 - At a launch event held in London today, the 30% Club released the findings of their latest research that undermines ten myths around how women progress to the top.
Modified date: 18/03/2014
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CEOs need to speak from the heart to win gender diversity battle, according to latest research from KPMG and King’s College London

An ability to talk about the business case for diversity isn’t sufficient for CEOs to really drive the kinds of behavioural change needed to increase the number of women at senior levels.
Modified date: 29/01/2014
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KPMG in the UK announces 27% jump in profits

KPMG, the professional services firm providing audit, tax and advisory services, has announced today a large increase in profits from £358m to £455m (27 percent) for the financial year ending 30th September 2013.
Modified date: 16/12/2013
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'Cracking the Code’

New research from YSC in collaboration with KPMG on a gender intelligent approach to developing male and female corporate leaders
Modified date: 10/12/2013
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Autumn Statement 2013: Better growth but Chancellor sticks to austerity guns and banks revenue windfall

Andrew Smith comments on todays Autumn Statement
Modified date: 05/12/2013
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