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Small businesses need to educate staff to prevent a cyber-breach, says KPMG

Del Heppenstall, director in the cyber security practice at KPMG in the UK, comments on the Cyber Streetwise small business roundtableto create an easy to understand action plan that will help small firms combat cybercrime.
Modified date: 22/10/2014
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KPMG launches Enterprise offering for UK’s army of small and medium businesses

KPMG in the UK today announces the launch of KPMG Enterprise, a new strategic investment totalling £40m which will see the firm expand its service offerings to the growing network of 4.9 million privately-owned businesses across the UK.
Modified date: 21/10/2014
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2025 target to become a Living Wage nation is very stretching but achievable, says KPMG

Mike Kelly, head of Living Wage at KPMG, comments on the State of the Nation 2014 report by the Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission highlighting that the UK should commit to becoming a Living Wage nation by 2025
Modified date: 20/10/2014
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Law enforcement agencies need a balance between privacy and evidence, says KPMG

Mark Thompson, senior manager in KPMG’s cyber security practice, comments on the news that Police are reportedly hacking into hundreds of people’s voicemails, text messages and emails without their knowledge
Modified date: 20/10/2014
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KPMG announces detailed diversity targets and greater staff profile transparency

In an industry first, KPMG has revealed the detailed diversity profile of its 11,500 staff.
Modified date: 20/10/2014
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KPMG’s Vincent Neate makes it into the first Disability Power 100 List

Vincent Neate, partner and Head of KPMG UK’s Sustainability Services practice, has today been named as one of the most influential people in Britain with a disability or impairment, in the first ever Power 100 list.
Modified date: 17/10/2014
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New government cyber security training for lawyers and accountants

Principal advisor in KPMG’s cyber security team, comments on the UK government initiative to give lawyers and accountants free cyber security training
Modified date: 13/10/2014
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Central London Boroughs top index as toughest for small businesses

A new index released today by the Federation of Small Businesses and KPMG has identified the best and worst places for small business owners in London
Modified date: 13/10/2014
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Conversations about disability shouldn’t be difficult, says KPMG

Stephen Frost, KPMG’s head of diversity and inclusion, comments on the release of Business Disability Forum’s latest guide which focuses on handling difficult conversations
Modified date: 13/10/2014
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Report on Jobs: Slower growth of salaries in September

Recruitment consultants signalled a further increase in permanent staff placements during September
Modified date: 13/10/2014
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Apprentices should be paid a Living Wage, says KPMG

Head of Living Wage at KPMG comments on news that Vince Cable, is set to announce plans to give the lowest-paid apprentices a £1.06 an hour pay rise
Modified date: 13/10/2014
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UK public fears advance of internet-enabled devices amid security concerns

UK consumers fear that technology is overtaking their lives, with many increasingly concerned about the pace of change they face
Modified date: 13/10/2014
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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: 09/10/2014
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Report on Jobs - Vacancies rise at strong rate

The Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) and KPMG Report on Jobs provides the most comprehensive guide to the UK labour market
Modified date: 08/10/2014
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Cyber attacks should not invoke NATO Article V, says KPMG

NATO set to ratify its new cyber defence policy so that any severe cyber attack on a NATO member could be considered tantamount to a military attack
Modified date: 08/10/2014
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Half of businesses in London suffering from skills shortage

45% of London’s businesses say there is a skills shortage amongst current employees, according to the latest CBI/KPMG London Business Survey
Modified date: 08/10/2014
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More jobs but at what cost, says KPMG

Bernard Brown, partner and head of business services at KPMG, reacts to the publication, today, of the latest UK employment figures
Modified date: 08/10/2014
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Cyber security 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: 08/10/2014
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KPMG in the UK announces 27% jump in profits

KPMG has announced today a large increase in profits from £358m to £455m (27 percent) for the financial year ending 30th September 2013.
Modified date: 07/10/2014
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Blaming ‘weak’ passwords for breaches is history

Security researcher in KPMG’s cyber security team reacts to news that a number of online businesses have recently been breached
Modified date: 07/10/2014
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The working poor need a living wage, says KPMG

As the annual increase to the Minimum Wage takes effect today, Mike Kelly, head of Living Wage at KPMG, suggests that the rise will not be enough
Modified date: 07/10/2014
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Equal pay for an equal day is no pipedream

A director in KPMG’s People Powered Performance practice, comments on news that employers can be compelled to conduct and publish equal pay audits
Modified date: 07/10/2014
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KPMG acquires certain assets of cybersecurity firm Qubera Solutions

KPMG LLP (U.S.) and KPMG LLP (UK) have acquired certain assets of Qubera Solutions (“Qubera”)
Modified date: 06/10/2014
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CEOs speak from the heart to win diversity battle

Talking about the business case for diversity isn’t sufficient to drive the kind of behavioural change needed to increase women at senior levels
Modified date: 06/10/2014
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Portfolio workers will gain commercial acceptance within ten years

KPMG’s survey researched attitudes towards portfolio workers, which is a nascent form of employment most commonly seen amongst non-exec directors
Modified date: 06/10/2014
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Autumn Statement 2013: long-term opportunities are key to unemployment

David Fairs, partner in KPMG’s People Performance practice, comments ahead of tomorrow’s Autumn Statement
Modified date: 03/10/2014
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Autumn Statement 2013: Chancellor sticks to austerity guns

Andrew Smith comments on todays Autumn Statement
Modified date: 03/10/2014
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‘Black phones’ likely to make users a target for hackers

Stephen Bonner, partner in KPMG, highlights stealth ‘black phones’ owners are susceptible to attacks from cyber criminals
Modified date: 03/10/2014
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Telling customers to change their password won’t guarantee security

KPMG’s Stephen Bonner argues that panicking consumers into changing their passwords is not necessarily the right response
Modified date: 03/10/2014
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Companies must redraw battle lines to win talent

Companies must redraw battle lines to win new war for talent says the latest KPMG survey.
Modified date: 03/10/2014
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