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KPMG announces plans for a new apprenticeship programme

KPMG, the professional services firm, announces plans for a new apprenticeship programme.
Modified date: 09/04/2015
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Budget 2015: Trapped losses now have no chance of escape, says KPMG

Budget 2015: “The proposed restriction on use of trapped losses in group companies stops the use of losses incurred for genuine commercial reasons in the past”, says Chris Morgan, Head of Tax Policy at KPMG in the UK.
Modified date: 18/03/2015
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Budget 2015: A raft of micro-measures for small and mid-market businesses, but no sock-knocking headline

Budget 2015. Commenting on the raft of business announcements outlined by the Chancellor in today’s Budget, David Bywater, tax partner at KPMG.
Modified date: 18/03/2015
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Budget 2015: HMRC continues to tighten the screws on tax avoidance and evasion, says KPMG

Budget 2015: “Chancellor announced a package of anti-avoidance and evasion measures will be released tomorrow which reflects a direction of travel that has been well signalled," says Chris Morgan, Head of Tax Policy at KPMG in the UK
Modified date: 18/03/2015
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Budget 2015: R&D Tax Credits – They’re working, so let’s keep going!

Budget 2015. Samantha Vanags, tax partner for KPMG Enterprise, comments on the Chancellor’s announcement that the government will improve access to R&D tax credits.
Modified date: 18/03/2015
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Report on Jobs: Stronger growth of staff placements in February

The Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) and KPMG Report on Jobs – published today – provides the most comprehensive guide to the UK labour market, drawing on original survey data provided by recruitment consultancies.
Modified date: 06/03/2015
Press release
 

KPMG bolsters employee benefits scheme with ISA deal to support staff saving

KPMG has announced today that it has negotiated preferential terms for its 11,500 staff to access a Stocks & Shares ISA with AXA Self Investor.
Modified date: 22/12/2014
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Report on Jobs - Placements rise further, but rate of growth slows again amid candidate shortages

The number of people placed in permanent jobs by surveyed recruitment consultancies continued to rise in November. However, the rate of growth moderated further, reaching its slowest for one-and-a-half years.
Modified date: 05/12/2014
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Autumn Statement 2014: A ‘Revel game’ for retailers

David McCorquodale, head of retail at KPMG, commented that retailers will take some cheer from the Autumn Statement, but the issue of business rates reform has yet to be tackled
Modified date: 03/12/2014
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Autumn Statement 2014: Access to finance for SMEs no longer the brick wall it once was

Commenting on the Chancellor George Osborne’s plans to deliver a £1bn boost to Britain’s small and medium-sized businesses through additional funding for the British Business Bank and the Enterprise Finance Guarantee scheme.
Modified date: 03/12/2014
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Autumn Statement 2014: KPMG UK Chairman’s ‘wish list’ for business

Simon Collins, UK Chairman of KPMG has outlined his wish list for UK business ahead in advance of the Chancellor's Autumn Statement
Modified date: 01/12/2014
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Autumn Statement 2014: SMEs call for greater clarity around access to lending schemes

Iain Moffatt, head of KPMG Enterprise, comments on the measures that small and medium-sized businesses would like to see announced by the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement on 3 December 2014
Modified date: 28/11/2014
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Concerns over EU membership and Economic Growth dampen optimism levels of businesses in London – CBI/KPM‎G

London firms are less optimistic about the economy and business prospects this quarter, according to the latest CBI/KPMG London Business Survey.
Modified date: 27/11/2014
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Rising employment figures mask a long-term problem, says KPMG

Bernard Brown, partner and head of business services at KPMG comments on the latest UK employment figures, which have seen unemployment levels fall by 115,000 to 1.96 million
Modified date: 12/11/2014
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Export Week: 36% of UK small businesses shun overseas expansion

More a third (36%) of small businesses have no interest in exploring overseas markets according to research by KPMG and YouGov released today.
Modified date: 10/11/2014
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KPMG expands its business and administration apprenticeship scheme

KPMG today welcomed 32 new apprentices to its Business Support Academy scheme following a successful pilot involving 7 apprentices last
Modified date: 13/10/2014
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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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The 10% profit opportunity

This report outlines the importance of a clear pricing strategy and disciplined pricing policy, and investing in pricing capabilities.
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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Report on Jobs - Strong growth of staff placements

The Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) and KPMG Report on Jobs provides the most comprehensive guide to the UK labour market.
Modified date: 06/10/2014
Press release
 

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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It’s time to ensure low paid share in UK’s growth

KPMG comments on the Buckle Report proposals to raise the value of the National Minimum Wage and support the Living Wage as a voluntary standard
Modified date: 03/10/2014
Press release
 

Report on Jobs: Staff appointments continue to rise

The Recruitment and Employment Confederation and KPMG Report on Jobs provides the most comprehensive guide to the UK labour market
Modified date: 03/10/2014
Press release
 

KPMG strengthens SME offering with strategic partnership with Xero Limited

KPMG in the UK today announced a strategic partnership with Xero Limited, one of the UK’s leading on-line accounting software providers
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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Customers threaten to shop elsewhere unless businesses pay fair wage

Consumers will change their buying habits and shop elsewhere if British businesses fail to pay staff a fair wage.
Modified date: 03/10/2014
Press release
 

Report on Jobs: Permanent placements growth at 26-month high

The Recruitment and Employment Confederation and KPMG Report on Jobs provides the most comprehensive guide to the UK labour market
Modified date: 02/10/2014
Press release
 

Tech and creative industries key to Capital's growth - CBI/KPMG

The technology and creative industries will drive London’s growth in the next five years, closely followed by professional and financial services
Modified date: 02/10/2014
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Generational tensions may surface as employees postpone retirement

Many of the UK’s youngest workers believe that older colleagues are in danger of stifling their career prospects by retiring later
Modified date: 02/10/2014
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BoE survey is another indicator SMEs are concerned with growth

Nick Dodd, debt advisory director at KPMG, comments on the Bank of England’s latest credit conditions survey
Modified date: 02/10/2014
Press release
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