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Audit committees around the world said economic and political uncertainty and volatility, regulatory compliance, and operational risk continue to pose the greatest challenges for companies in the year ahead
David McCorquodale, UK Head of Retail at KPMG, comments on the latest retail sales figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS)
John Leech, KPMG’s UK Head of Automotive, comments on the SMMT figures, highlighting 1,528,148 cars manufactured in the UK in 2014
Phillip Hodgins, a principal advisor at KPMG reacts to the publication of a report published by the World Economic Forum that estimates a $3 trillion cost to the global economy if cyber security is not taken seriously
Fergus Woodward, energy partner at KPMG, comments on the impact of the low oil price on the wider Oil & Gas industry
The latest Solvency II consultation paper released today by the Prudential Regulatory Authority (PRA) adds important clarifications, particularly for UK life insurers.
Yael Selfin, Head of Macroeconomics at KPMG reacts to the European Central Bank announcement on quantitative easing today.
New data shows that the typical British family continues to congregate around a TV set. Today’s modern family is, however, drawn towards catch up – rather than real-time – viewing.
KPMG is pleased to announce the appointment of James Staveley-Wadham to its UK pensions insurance team.
KPMG announces today the sale of the Marble Portfolio to Goldman Sachs International. KPMG lead advised and managed the sale on behalf of VBR Investments Limited (“VBRi”) and Nationwide Building Society (as senior secured creditor).
Mike Kelly, head of Living Wage at KPMG comments on the Households below a Minimum Income Standard 2008/09 to 2012/13 report.
Richard Heis, Samantha Bewick and Mark Firmin of KPMG LLP were today appointed special administrators to Alpari (UK) Ltd, a leading City foreign exchange broker.
Lack of communication between Boards and management tiers in FTSE 350 companies, and a growing reliance on legal remedies mean UK companies still have a long way to go to proactively manage the risks of a cyber attack.
UK retail sales declined by 0.4%, on a like-for-like basis from December 2013, when they had increased 0.4% on the preceding year.
Online sales of Non-Food products in the UK grew 7.0% in December versus a year earlier. In December 2013, online sales rose by 19.2% over the previous year.
The volume of fraud cases going through British Courts has climbed in the past 12 months, according to KPMG’s latest Fraud Barometer with con artists increasingly hiding behind cloaks of respectability to perpetrate their crimes.
The UK real estate industry remains bullish about the London property market, believing it will dominate European markets for the next five years, according to new research by KPMG
Recruitment consultants signalled a further increase in permanent staff appointments during December
Oil traders and tanker-owners are set to cash-in on falling oil prices as tumbling oil prices has caused the market to move into a steep “contango”
Global automotive executives are prioritising near-term market issues, such as optimising engines and entering emerging markets, over investing in self-driving cars and other innovations, according to KPMG’s Global Automotive Executive Survey 2015.
Anthony Lobo, UK Head of Oil & Gas at KPMG comments on the steps oil companies could take to offset the impact of the falling oil price.
Anthony Lobo, UK Head of Oil & Gas at KPMG comments on the steps oil companies could take to offset the impact of the falling oil price
Giles Williams, EMA head of KPMG's financial regulatory centre of excellence comments in response to the banks submitting their ring-fencing proposals to the Bank of England.
Press releases from KPMG in the UK during 2015.
Retail sales are predicted to grow by 2% at most in 2015 as consumer confidence remains fragile, warns the KPMG/Ipsos Retail Think Tank.
Howard Smith and Jonny Marston of KPMG’s Restructuring practice were appointed joint administrators over SBV Fabrication and Site Services Ltd on 22nd December 2014
KPMG’s global head of post and express predicts that new year will be about co-operation and relationship building; understanding and utilising big data; drone and driverless deliveries and creating marketplaces to sell last mile solutions.
'This time it’s personal’ will be motto of 2015 as cyber-criminals are predicted to become more selective in the way they target victims.
Jane McCormick, Head of Tax and Pensions at KPMG in the UK, has been promoted to Head of Tax for the firm’s EMA region and a member of KPMG’s EMA board, together with becoming the Senior Tax Partner for KPMG in the UK.
Boardrooms and their HR teams will face a difficult question in 2015 as organisations grapple with the need to embed new technology at the speed their employees are demanding.