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BoE : Trends in Lending Figures – UK Lenders starting to support business investment plans

According to Bank of England Trends in Lending figures released today net lending to UK businesses was positive in the three months to May, in contrast to a negative flow in the previous period.
Modified date: 18/07/2014
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Report on Jobs - Record rise in starting salaries as permanent candidate availability plummets

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: 08/07/2014
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KPMG names new Northern Chairman

KPMG has announced that Chris Hearld is to be appointed Regional Chairman for the North of England from 1st October 2014.
Modified date: 01/07/2014
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Flexibility and fair pay should be at the centre of zero hours contracts, says KPMG

Guy Stallard, director of facilities at KPMG, responds to the Government’s announcement that legislation will be introduced banning employers from stopping staff, with zero-hours contracts, from seeking work elsewhere.
Modified date: 25/06/2014
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Unlocking value in relationships is key to success in business

How people practically think about the value of relationships in business is critical to business success, according to a new report by Tomorrow’s Company, the London-based global business think tank.
Modified date: 25/06/2014
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Low pay can be tackled by following simple blueprint, says KPMG

Mike Kelly, director and Head of Living Wage at KPMG, comments as the Living Wage Commission publishes its final report into low pay
Modified date: 24/06/2014
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Customers threaten to shop elsewhere if businesses fail to pay a fair wage

Consumers will change their buying habits and shop elsewhere if British businesses fail to pay staff a fair wage.
Modified date: 18/06/2014
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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, according to the latest CBI/KPMG London Business Survey.
Modified date: 18/06/2014
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Employers risk scoring an own goal unless they extend flexible working into extra time

With one day to go before the 2014 World Cup kicks off, KPMG’s David Fairs urges employers to consider the long-term benefits of flexible working
Modified date: 11/06/2014
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Ongoing rise in jobs depends on strength of housing market, says KPMG

Bernard Brown, partner and head of business services, reacts to the publication, today, of the latest UK employment figures, which have seen unemployment levels fall by 161,000 to 2.16 million
Modified date: 11/06/2014
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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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London firms' optimism about the economy soars – CBI/KPMG

Housing availability and affordability having negative impact on recruitment
Modified date: 25/04/2014
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KPMG to open business hub in Chester

KPMG, one of the leading ‘Big 4’ accountancy firms, has today announced plans to set up a business hub in the University of Chester’s Riverside Innovation Centre
Modified date: 31/03/2014
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KPMG strengthens its 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: 31/03/2014
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It’s only fair to pay a Living Wage, says KPMG

David Gardner, Director of Public Policy at KPMG, highlights the importance of organisations acting responsibly and paying employees and contracted staff a Living Wage.
Modified date: 28/03/2014
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Report on Jobs - Strong growth of staff placements continues in January

The Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) and KPMG Report on Jobs provides the most comprehensive guide to the UK labour market.
Modified date: 07/02/2014
Press release
 

KPMG launches its Business Support Academy

KPMG has today announced plans for a new apprenticeship scheme
Modified date: 31/01/2014
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Optimism jumps among London businesses - CBI/KPMG

Optimism among London’s businesses about the economy has jumped to 69%, up from 56% last quarter and is now at its highest level since the end of 2010, according to latest CBI/KPMG London Business Survey.
Modified date: 02/01/2014
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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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Report on Jobs: Staff appointments continue to rise strongly in September

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: 08/10/2013
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Report on Jobs: Staff placements surge in July

The Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) and KPMG Report on Jobs provides the most comprehensive guide to the UK labour market, drawing on original survey data provided by recruitment consultancies.
Modified date: 08/08/2013
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Report on Jobs: Permanent placements growth at 26-month high in June

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: 08/07/2013
Press release
 

Generational tensions may surface in the workplace as employees postpone retirement, says KPMG

Many of the UK’s youngest workers believe that older colleagues are in danger of stifling their career prospects by retiring later according to a survey by KPMG
Modified date: 01/07/2013
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Report on Jobs: Permanent placements growth picks up, but temp billings fall in April

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: 09/05/2013
Press release
 

Investment in the tech sector will secure Wales’ economic future, says KPMG

KPMG is pleased to announce it is a corporate supporter of ‘Cardiff Start’, a new initiative being launched in Cardiff to help boost the city’s entrepreneurial tech sector.
Modified date: 11/04/2013
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KPMG announces major jobs boost for Glasgow's international financial services district

More than 150 jobs are to be created from this summer at a new ‘Tax Centre of Excellence’ in Glasgow’s International Financial Services District by professional services firm KPMG.
Modified date: 10/04/2013
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KPMG creates innovative new graduate trainee programme

KPMG is launching a pilot programme for Audit and Advisory graduate trainees this autumn which will establish a new route to ACA qualification
Modified date: 14/03/2013
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HR is failing to keep pace with changing business demands

Business leaders across the globe say HR functions are ineffective and consistently fail to demonstrate any form of value to their organisation
Modified date: 18/02/2013
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KPMG signs up to deal with the Institute for Family Business

KPMG is pleased to announce it has entered into a strategic alliance with the Institute for Family Business (IFB).
Modified date: 10/02/2012
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