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Our award success 

Winning awards helps us to demonstrate our success as a business and here we showcase some of our most recent top accolades.
Our Award Success

AML Advisory of the year award 2014

 

 

 Finance monthly global award 2014

 

 

KPMG have recently received separate awards as Anti-Money Laundering Firm of the Year 2014 from two global M&A publications – Finance Monthly and ACQ magazine – for our work in helping clients with their AML capabilities

The Institutues Turnaround Professional of the Year

John Darlington of KPMG in the UK’s Restructuring team celebrated winning the Turnaround Professional of the Year for his Chairman role and turnaround work on LINPAC. This is the fourth time John has been recognised by the IFT for his work in the turnaround industry, and is recognition of his achievements through his career to date.

 

 IFT Awards - Financial Restructuring

 

KPMG in the UK’s Restructuring were mentioned as key advisors to Mouchel, which won the Financial Restructuring of the Year award. A multi-disciplinary T&R team of over 30 staff acted as lead Financial Advisers to the Lenders which enabled Mouchel to regain their competitive position in the market.

 

IFT Awards - SME

Colin Haig of KPMG in the UK’s Restructuring team was mentioned for his key advisory role with Bowlplex who were awarded the SME Company Turnaround of the Year. The thrust of the CVA was to re-organise the estate but KPMG also opined on operational reform.

 

Business in the Community CR Index

 

  • KPMG: Corporate Recovery Firm of the Year 2013

  • KPMG: Regional Insolvency Practitioner - Midlands & East Anglia 2013

  • KPMG: Manager of the Year: James Dewar 2013

Business in the Community CR Index

 

KPMG has been ranked in the top ten employers for working families for the third year running by independent benchmarking and award organisation, Working Families. The awards recognise employers who support parents, carers and flexible workers with work-life balance and career development.

Business in the Community 

 

  

KPMG’s commitment to diversity and inclusivity has earned it a place in this year’s Times Top 50 Employers for Women list.

 

This is the third year in a row that the firm has made it into this prestigious list of companies leading the way in gender equality in the workplace. The list is produced in partnership with Opportunity Now, the gender campaign for Business in the Community

    Stonewall Top 100 Employers 

     

      

    Gay rights campaigning organisation Stonewall has just released its workplace equality index for 2013. KPMG is delighted to be featured among the top 100 employers.

      Stonewall Star Performer Network Group 

       

        

      KPMG’s LGBT social group Breathe has been recognised as a ‘star performer’ for 2013 by Stonewall.

        Recruiter Awards 

         

          

        KPMG Recruitment team was awarded The Recruiter Award for Excellence - Best Recruitment Team of the year 2012. The KPMG team were noticed for standing out from the crowd by demonstrating an impressive turnaround over two years.

          Big Tick Business in the Community 

           

            

          KPMG’s market leading sustainable procurement programme has won a ‘Big Tick’ in Business in the Community’s Responsible Business Awards Through the programme, KPMG works in partnership with key suppliers focussing on three key sustainability issues; reporting on carbon, improving diversity within our supply chain and championing the Living Wage campaign. The independent judging panel commented that the programme demonstrates “strong supplier engagement together with innovative delivery partnerships”

          Business in the Community 2013 Responsible Business Awards - Big Ticks 

           

            

          Three KPMG CSR programmes have been re-accredited with Big Tick’s for 2013, in the Business in the Community Responsible Business awards - KPMG’s work with the City Academy, Hackney was reaccredited in the education category, the innovative STAR 11 month work experience programme in the Building Stronger Communities award category and KPMG International’s Global Development initiative, in the International category.

          KPMG achieves Platinum Big Tick ranking in the CR Index 

           

            

          KPMG has continued to be recognised with the highest ranking in Business in the Community’s annual benchmark of responsible business management, the Corporate Responsibility Index (CR Index). KPMG has achieved Platinum Big Tick ranking , a new banding in the Index for 2013 designed to challenge leading companies with ‘stretch questions’ on topics such as their long-term planning and the unique contribution their business can make to create transformational change and a sustainable economy.

          ISO 14001 

           

            

          We were the first of the Big 4 to achieve this standard for all our UK offices in 2003.

          Logo for British Accountancy Awards 2012 winner

           

          KPMG is pleased to have been named ‘Global Firm of the Year’ at the British Accountancy Awards, the prestigious awards event for the accountancy industry.The judges praised KPMG for its “diversity of client base” and “commitment to corporate responsibility”.

          Business in the Community CR Index

           

          KPMG in the UK has once again been named as one of the Top 10 Employers for Working Families, repeating our success from 2011. The annual awards recognise the progressive UK employers who support parents, carers and flexible workers with work-life balance and career development.

          Business in the Community CR Index

           

          KPMG in the UK’s commitment to gender equality in the workplace has earned us a place in the Top 10 Employers for Gender 2012 and the Golden Status in the Opportunity Now Benchmark, the UK’s most comprehensive survey of gender equality and diversity in the workplace.

          Business in the Community CR Index

           

          KPMG in the UK has achieved a prestigious place in the Top 10 Employers for Ethnicity 2012 and the Silver Status in the Race for Opportunity benchmark demonstrating a clear strategic commitment to achieving racial equality, diversity and inclusion.

          Business in the Community CR Index

           

          KPMG’s global crowdsourcing tool, BraveBanana, received a special award for ‘Innovation in Engagement Practice’ at The Sunday Times Best Big Companies to Work For 2012 awards.

          Business in the Community CR Index

           

          KPMG in the UK has once again achieved Platinum Plus status in this year’s Business in the Community (BITC) Corporate Responsibility Index - one of just 15 companies ‘proud to be platinum’ and the only Big Four firm to be recognised for its CSR activities Europe-wide.

           

          Living Wage

           

           

          KPMG is now an Accredited Living Wage Employer

           

          Graduate Employer of the Year 2012

            

          KPMG has achieved the Carbon Trust Standard. The Carbon Trust Standard is a mark of excellence that has been awarded to KPMG in recognition of measuring, managing and reducing our carbon emissions.

          Business in the Community - Big Ticks

           

           

           

          KPMG has been awarded two new Big Ticks for Education and Building Stronger Communities programmes and one re-accreditation for our employability programme in the prestigious Business in the Community's 2012 Awards for Excellence.

          Business in the Community CommunityMark

           

           

           

          KPMG holds the CommunityMark; we were one of the '20 pioneer companies' awarded the Mark in 2008 which we maintain to this day. The CommunityMark is the UK's only national standard that publicly recognises excellence in community investment.

           Top 25 Accountancy Firms Private Client 2012

           

           

           

           

           

           

           

           

           

           

           

           

          Private Client Practitioner has named KPMG in its list of Top 25 Accountancy Firms.

           MCA Private Client Award 2012

           

           

           

           

           

           

          KPMG have won the prestigious City Wealth 2012 award for Private Client firm of the year. This is the second time KPMG have won the award in three years and reflects the team’s outstanding profile in the market.

           

           

          Information Security Consultancy of the year 2012

           

           

          KPMG Europe LLP’s Information Protection and Business Resilience practice has been voted 'Information Security Consultancy of the Year' by SC Magazine.

           MCA Awards Winner 2012

           

           

           

           

           

           

           

           

           

           

           

           

           

           

           

          KPMG has been recognised with two awards by the Management Consultancies Association (MCA) in the annual ceremony which recognises and celebrates excellence in management consultancy.

           Graduate Employer of the Year 2012

           

           

           

           

           

           

           

          KPMG has been named Graduate Employer of the Year in the Targetjobs National Graduate Recruitment Awards.

           KPMG Top 50 Employer for Women 2012

           

           

           

           

           

           

           

           

           

           

           

           

           

           

          KPMG's commitment to diversity and inclusivity has earned a place in this year's Times Top 50 Employers for Women list. This is the second year that the firm has made it into the top 50 list of companies leading the way in gender equality in the workplace.

           International Sustainable Firm of the Year 2012

           

           

           

           

           

           

           

           

           

           

           

           

           

           

          KPMG was voted Sustainable Firm of the year at the inaugural industry awards by the International Accounting Bulletin.

           CRF Top Employer 2012

           

           

           

           

           

           

           

          KPMG’s position as an employer of choice was reinforced when the CRF Institute ranked the firm as one of Britain’s Top Employers for 2012.

           Sunday Times Best Big Companies to work for 2012

           

           

           

           

           

           

           

           

           

           

           

           

           

           

           

           

           

           

          The Sunday Times has listed KPMG in the top ten of its Best Big Companies to Work For. This is the seventh year running that KPMG has secured a top 10 spot.

           

          KPMG was also awarded 3rd place inthe 'Giving Something Back' category of these awards.

           M&A Awards Accountancy Firm of the Year 2011

           

           

           

           

           

           

           

           

           

           

           

           

           

           

          Financial Times and Mergermarket have named KPMG ‘Accountancy Firm of the Year’ at the European M&A Awards 2011. 

           Global Firm of Year - British Accountancy Awards 2011

           

           

           

           

           

           

           

           

            

           

          The 2011 awards also saw the firm triumph in three other award categories in the face of strong competition – scooping Audit Award of the Year, Training Manager of the Year Award and the Community Award. 

           STEP Awards 2011

           

           

           

           

           

           

           

           

           

          The Private Client practice at KPMG in the UK has won 'Accountancy Firm of the Year' at the prestigious STEP (Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners) Awards. This is the second time in three years that the KPMG private client practice in the UK has won this award.

           Top Employer for Working Families 2011

           

           

           

           

           

           

           

           

           

           

           

           

           

           

          KPMG has been named as one of the Top Employers for Working Families. The annual awards highlight those employers which actively support their employees who combine work with care commitments.

           Global Investors Award 2011

           

           

           

           

           

           

           

           

           

           

           

           

           

           

          Global Investor Magazine named KPMG as accountancy firm of the year. Judges praised the firm’s investment management practice for the high quality of research that helps firms obtain a clear understanding of the 'global picture' in an increasingly fractured financial services market.

           Indirect Tax Awards 2011

          This award recognises the work that we have done in bringing our best VAT people together in governance, process, outsourcing and technology. This means that our team are aligned with your needs and are able to deliver the specialist skills that are increasingly demanded. The judges felt our team “demonstrated on the global stage that indirect tax risk, process and technology are inextricably linked, and as such have developed a team that can deliver on all three fronts”.

           

           KPMG receives 4 Big Ticks

          KPMG is committed to providing high levels of assurance to our clients in relation to confidentiality and information security. To this end, KPMG has successfully extended the scope of our current Information Security certification (ISO27001) to include client data in our core systems, our business assets and physical security.

           

           KPMG receives 4 Big Ticks

          KPMG was named Living Wage Employer of the Year by London Citizens at their AGM in December 2010.  KPMG has paid the Living Wage since 2006 and hosted a major event in November at which Boris Johnson, Mayor of London, urged more London businesses to sign up to pay their cleaning and contract staff at least a Living Wage (currently £7.85 an hour)

           KPMG receives 4 Big Ticks

          KPMG was named Global Firm of the Year at the Accountancy Age Awards 2010 last night, and was also proud to win three other accolades - Business Recovery Project of the Year, Young Accountant of the Year and Accounting Technician of the Year.

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