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KPMG and McLaren Group form ground-breaking strategic alliance to transform audit and advisory services

KPMG and the McLaren Group have announced today a strategic alliance which will apply McLaren Applied Technologies’ (‘MAT’) predictive analytics and technology to KPMG’s audit and advisory services.
Modified date: 20/11/2014
Press release
 

Potential for cyber attack on Square Mile shows Britain is no longer an isolated island, says KPMG

KPMG’s Stephen Bonner responds to a warning from the head of the City of London police which suggested there is a “very strong likelihood” of a cyber attack on financial institutions in the Square Mile
Modified date: 20/11/2014
Press release
 

‘Equal pay for an equal day’ remains elusive

Ingrid Waterfield discusses why equal earnings are still the elephant in the room.
Modified date: 19/11/2014
Business and industry issue
 

KPMG continues to grow its People Powered Performance practice

KPMG is pleased to announce the appointment of three directors to its People Powered Performance (P3) practice as it continues to build the expertise offered to clients.
Modified date: 17/11/2014
Press release
 

‘Hire a hacker to solve cyber skills crisis’ say UK companies

UK companies admit they are considering turning to ex-hackers in a bid to stay one step ahead of cyber criminals, according to the latest research from KPMG
Modified date: 17/11/2014
Press release
 

Accountants set a new benchmark for social mobility

Deloitte LLP, EY, Grant Thornton UK LLP and KPMG have been recognised as Social Mobility Business Compact ‘Champions’ and are pledging to continue taking the message out to other businesses across the country
Modified date: 14/11/2014
Press release
 

KPMG acquires German cyber security firm

KPMG announces it has completed the acquisition of P3, a privately-owned German cyber-security firm that provides risk management, security assessments and mobile & fixed network protection to clients across the FS sector.
Modified date: 14/11/2014
Press release
 

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
Press release
 

Interns should be paid a Living Wage, says KPMG

Mike Kelly, head of Living Wage at KPMG, comments on the news that 31% of university graduates working as interns are doing so for no pay, with a six month unpaid internship costing a single person living in London a minimum of £926 a month.
Modified date: 12/11/2014
Press release
 

Why business can no longer afford to ignore the ageing labour market

David Knight discusses why business can no longer afford to ignore the ageing labour market.
Modified date: 07/11/2014
Business and industry issue
 

Report on Jobs - Placements and salaries continue to rise, albeit at slower pace

permanent appointments growth still strong in October, despite easing
Modified date: 07/11/2014
Press release
 

Consumers must prepare for change, as clock ticks on Bank of England interest rate rise, says KPMG

Yael Selfin, KPMG’s UK Head of Macroeconomics, responds to ECB monetary policy decisions, and the Bank of England’s decision to hold interest rates.
Modified date: 06/11/2014
Press release
 

‘Equal pay day’ should be every day, says KPMG

In the forty years since the first Equality Act was passed, not enough attention has been given to pay and the wider context within which pay decisions are made.
Modified date: 04/11/2014
Press release
 

The Living Wage

A look at why more organisations should consider paying employees and contract staff a ‘Living Wage’
Modified date: 03/11/2014
Business and industry issue
 

Living Wage Research 2014

New Living Wage rates have been announced of £9.15 in London and £7.85 nationally.
Modified date: 03/11/2014
Business and industry issue
 

Regulators and vendors need to make sure smart meters are cyber secure, says KPMG

KPMG’s Alejandro Rivas-Vásquez argues that there are still important security risks that need to be addressed before any benefits of this new technology are truly realised.
Modified date: 30/10/2014
Press release
 

Anonymity doesn’t equal cyber security, says KPMG

James Fox, director in the cyber security practice at KPMG in the UK, comments on the news that Tor users have been advised to check their computers for malware, following an announcement that the anonymising service has been hacked
Modified date: 29/10/2014
Press release
 

KPMG launches Enterprise offering for UK’s small and medium businesses

KPMG in the UK announce the launch of KPMG Enterprise, a new strategic investment totalling £40m which will see the firm expand its service offerings
Modified date: 27/10/2014
Press release
 

Small businesses need to educate staff to prevent a cyber-breach

Director in the cyber security practice at KPMG in the UK, comments on the Cyber Streetwise small business roundtable
Modified date: 27/10/2014
Press release
 

Conversations about disability shouldn’t be difficult, says KPMG

KPMG’s head of diversity and inclusion, comments on the release of Business Disability Forum’s latest guide
Modified date: 27/10/2014
Press release
 

KPMG’s Vincent Neate makes it into the first Disability Power 100 List

Vincent Neate has today been named as one of the most influential people in Britain with a disability or impairment
Modified date: 27/10/2014
Press release
 

KPMG announces detailed diversity targets and greater staff profile transparency

In an industry first, KPMG has revealed the detailed diversity profile of its 11,500 staff.
Modified date: 20/10/2014
Press release
 

HR: in search of the model answer

Tim Hall discusses how veering from ‘best practice’ can help your HR model outperform your competitors.
Modified date: 17/10/2014
Business and industry issue
 

Cracking the code: gender intelligent approach to developing corporate leaders

Melanie Richards discusses the Cracking the Code research on KPMG’s ‘World of Work’ blog, highlighting 3 things to encourage women to reach the top.
Modified date: 13/10/2014
Business and industry issue
 

New government cyber security training for lawyers and accountants

Principal advisor in KPMG’s cyber security team, comments on the UK government initiative to give lawyers and accountants free cyber security training
Modified date: 13/10/2014
Press release
 

Central London Boroughs top index as toughest for small businesses

A new index released today by the Federation of Small Businesses and KPMG has identified the best and worst places for small business owners in London
Modified date: 13/10/2014
Press release
 

Report on Jobs: Slower growth of salaries in September

Recruitment consultants signalled a further increase in permanent staff placements during September
Modified date: 13/10/2014
Press release
 

Apprentices should be paid a Living Wage, says KPMG

Head of Living Wage at KPMG comments on news that Vince Cable, is set to announce plans to give the lowest-paid apprentices a £1.06 an hour pay rise
Modified date: 13/10/2014
Press release
 

UK public fears advance of internet-enabled devices amid security concerns

UK consumers fear that technology is overtaking their lives, with many increasingly concerned about the pace of change they face
Modified date: 13/10/2014
Press release
 

'Cracking the Code’

New research from YSC in collaboration with KPMG on a gender intelligent approach to developing male and female corporate leaders
Modified date: 09/10/2014
Press release
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