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Training vital to alleviate youth skills crisis, says KPMG

David Fairs, Partner in KPMG’s people and change practice, reacts to Ed Miliband’s call for 18-21 year olds to undergo training if they can’t find employment.
Modified date: 19/06/2014
Press release
 

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
Press release
 

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
Press release
 

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
Press release
 

KPMG’s Cyber Security practice announces four new senior hires

KPMG’s Cyber Security practice is pleased to announce four new senior level appointments as it continues to strengthen and deepen the expertise offered to clients
Modified date: 16/05/2014
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Good news on jobs but skills are still a concern, says KPMG

Bernard Brown, partner and head of business services, in KPMG’s management consulting practice, reacts to the publication, today, of the latest UK employment figures, which have seen unemployment levels fall by 133,000 to 6.8 percent.
Modified date: 14/05/2014
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Telling customers to change their password won’t guarantee security, says KPMG

As details emerge about a software flaw that allows attackers to steal information, including cryptographic keys, from servers, KPMG’s Stephen Bonner argues that panicking consumers into changing their passwords is not necessarily the right response
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
Press release
 

‘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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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
Press release
 

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
Press release
 

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: 05/12/2013
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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: 03/11/2013
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No low FATCA diet for UK insurance groups, say KPMG

UK insurers’ hopes that they may have been excluded from the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) regime have been dashed by last week’s release of proposed regulations from the IRS.
Modified date: 16/02/2012
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