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Advisory Board expands to build expertise in KPMG’s People Powered Performance practice

KPMG’s People Powered Performance practice (P3) is delighted to announce two senior additions to its team created to provide clients with advice on how to manage staff and boost productivity
Modified date: 21/08/2014
Press release
 

UK automotive demonstrates a remarkable turnaround in fortunes, says KPMG

John Leech, Head of Automotive for KPMG in the UK, comments on the increase in UK car production of 2.8% in July 2014
Modified date: 21/08/2014
Press release
 

The Living Wage

A look at why more organisations should consider paying employees and contract staff a ‘Living Wage’
Modified date: 21/08/2014
Business and industry issue
 

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: 20/08/2014
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: 19/08/2014
Press release
 

Taking the route to sustainable growth

Whether your growth strategy is based on increasing profitability, mergers & acquisitions, product innovation, exploiting new sales channels or entering new markets, KPMG can work with you to increase your business prospects
Modified date: 19/08/2014
Business and industry issue
 

Autumn Statement 2013: long-term opportunities are key to tackling youth unemployment

David Fairs, partner in KPMG’s People Performance practice, comments ahead of tomorrow’s Autumn Statement
Modified date: 18/08/2014
Press release
 

Cyber security and data protection only in third place on Boardroom agenda

Cyber security and data protection have been ranked a surprising third in a list of Boardroom priorities, according to a survey released today by KPMG
Modified date: 18/08/2014
Press release
 

Two new appointments for KPMG’s cyber security practice

KPMG has further strengthened its UK cyber security practice with two new senior appointments: a partner and a director.
Modified date: 18/08/2014
Press release
 

Vehicles should be ‘secure by design’ when it comes to cyber security, says KPMG

Wil Rockall, Director at KPMG’s cyber security practice, comments on news that security experts have developed to keep automobiles safe from cyber attacks
Modified date: 18/08/2014
Press release
 

International tensions heighten cyber security risks, says KPMG

Malcolm Marshall, UK and global lead in KPMG’s cyber security practice, comments on the impact that international political disputes can have on organisations’ ability to conduct ‘business as usual’
Modified date: 18/08/2014
Press release
 

‘Black phones’ likely to make users a target for hackers, says KPMG

Stephen Bonner, partner in KPMG, highlights stealth ‘black phones’ owners are susceptible to attacks from cyber criminals
Modified date: 17/08/2014
Press release
 

Telling customers to change their password won’t guarantee security, says KPMG

KPMG’s Stephen Bonner argues that panicking consumers into changing their passwords is not necessarily the right response
Modified date: 16/08/2014
Press release
 

KPMG’s Cyber Security practice announces four new senior hires

KPMG’s Cyber Security announces four new senior level appointments as it continues to strengthen the expertise offered to clients
Modified date: 16/08/2014
Press release
 

Votes on remuneration – improvement catalyst or innovation blocker?

David Ellis discusses the impact of new regulations on remuneration
Modified date: 12/08/2014
Business and industry issue
 

Getting value for money from workplace benefits packages

Jayne Vaughan discusses on KPMG’s ‘World of Work’ blog, the benefits of embedding an evidenced-based approach in improving benefits and rewards policies.
Modified date: 14/07/2014
Business and industry issue
 

Remember, mobile working is an HR issue – not just IT

Ingrid Waterfield discusses the HR implications of mobile working.
Modified date: 09/07/2014
Business and industry issue
 

Feel Free - a new approach to Cyber Security

A positive approach to managing cyber risk can set organisations free
Modified date: 07/07/2014
Business and industry issue
 

Human capital – the number one challenge for CEOs in 2014

Mark Williamson talks on KPMG’s ‘World of Work’ blog, on why Human Capital is the number one challenge for CEOs in 2014 and how they can tackle it
Modified date: 26/06/2014
Business and industry issue
 

War for talent – time to change direction

Robert Bolton discusses the findings of the recent global survey of People and Change practitioners, asking whether it’s time for a change of direction in the war for talent.
Modified date: 16/06/2014
Business and industry issue
 

A smarter approach to the employee engagement challenge

Martin Reddington discusses the smarter approach to the employee engagement challenge.
Modified date: 12/06/2014
Business and industry issue
 

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 and TEDD® (The Employment Deal Diagnostic)

KPMG has teamed up with TEDD® (The Employment Deal Diagnostic) - a leading engagement tool which measures workforce performance by looking at the exchange of contributions between employer and employee.
Modified date: 04/06/2014
Business and industry issue
 

Complacency will be to blame for cyber vulnerabilities in the critical infrastructure industry, says KPMG

Wil Rockall, Director in KPMG’s Information Protection team, comments on the news that electric grid and other critical infrastructure industries are vulnerable to hacking but complacent about cyber risks.
Modified date: 19/05/2014
Press release
 

Living with unequal reward

David Fairs explores the changing motivations of today’s workforce in the new ‘World of Work’ blog.
Modified date: 13/05/2014
Business and industry issue
 

Cracking the code: a gender intelligent approach to developing corporate leaders

Melanie Richards discusses the Cracking the Code research on KPMG’s ‘World of Work’ blog, highlighting 3 key things organisations can do to encourage women to reach the top.
Modified date: 06/05/2014
Business and industry issue
 

UK Cyber Vulnerability Index 2013

An ethical investigation into cyber security across the FTSE350
Modified date: 01/05/2014
Business and industry issue
 

Too many cyber risks if XP support is shelved, says KPMG

With the death knells sounding for Microsoft Windows XP, Stephen Bonner, a partner in KPMG’s IPBR team, explains what its end-of-life really means for business. He also highlights concerns over the security implications of pulling the plug on XP.
Modified date: 01/05/2014
Press release
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