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The Living Wage

A look at why more organisations should consider paying employees and contract staff a ‘Living Wage’
Modified date: 30/09/2014
Business and industry issue
 

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
Modified date: 30/09/2014
Press release
 

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 and the risks facing businesses
Modified date: 30/09/2014
Press release
 

Hackers score the first World Cup goal, says KPMG

Edward Parsons, senior manager in the cyber security at KPMG, comments on the news that Anonymous Brazil have brought down World Cup related websites
Modified date: 30/09/2014
Press release
 

Training vital to alleviate youth skills crisis, says KPMG

David Fairs, Partner in KPMG’s people & change practice, reacts to the call for 18-21 year olds to undergo training if they can’t find employment
Modified date: 30/09/2014
Press release
 

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
Modified date: 29/09/2014
Press release
 

International tensions heighten cyber security risks, says KPMG

Malcolm Marshall comments on the impact that international political disputes can have on organisations’ ability to conduct ‘business as usual’
Modified date: 29/09/2014
Press release
 

More jobs but at what cost, says KPMG

Bernard Brown, partner and head of business services at KPMG, reacts to the publication, today, of the latest UK employment figures, which have seen unemployment levels fall by 146,000 to 2.02 million
Modified date: 17/09/2014
Press release
 

‘Me too’ or ‘My HR’?

Robert Bolton on why your HR practice should reflect your organisation’s unique characteristics.
Modified date: 16/09/2014
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: 12/09/2014
Business and industry issue
 

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

Wil Rockall, Director at KPMG’s cyber security practice, comments that security experts have developed to keep automobiles safe from cyber attacks
Modified date: 09/09/2014
Press release
 

Votes on remuneration – improvement catalyst or innovation blocker?

David Ellis discusses the impact of new regulations on remuneration
Modified date: 09/09/2014
Business and industry issue
 

Portfolio workers will gain commercial acceptance within ten years, reveals KPMG survey

KPMG’s survey researched attitudes towards portfolio workers, which is a nascent form of employment most commonly seen amongst non-exec directors
Modified date: 08/09/2014
Press release
 

Report on Jobs - Vacancies rise at strongest rate in over 16 years

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: 05/09/2014
Press release
 

Half of businesses in London suffering from skills shortage warns CBI/KPMG

Nearly half of London’s businesses (45%) say there is a skills shortage amongst current employees, according to the latest CBI/KPMG London Business Survey
Modified date: 04/09/2014
Press release
 

Cyber attacks should not invoke NATO Article V, says KPMG

NATO is set to ratify its new cyber defence policy so that any severe cyber attack on a NATO member could soon be considered tantamount to a traditional military attack and invoke Article V
Modified date: 03/09/2014
Press release
 

Blaming ‘weak’ passwords for breaches is history, businesses need to resort to multi-factor authentication, says KPMG

Yiannis Chrysanthou, security researcher in KPMG’s cyber security team reacts to news that a number of online businesses have recently been breached, opening access to customer data
Modified date: 03/09/2014
Press release
 

KPMG & Workday

KPMG has teamed up with leading cloud-based enterprise solutions provider Workday, to offer an innovative approach to providing unified HCM, and FM solutions designed for today’s dynamic and global organisations
Modified date: 03/09/2014
Business and industry issue
 

Budget 2014: Good Budget for the Living Wage

Tax and benefit changes coming into effect this April mean that today’s Budget has been good for Living Wage earners, says KPMG.
Modified date: 01/09/2014
Press release
 

Budget 2014: Chancellor puts SMEs at the heart of economic growth

The Chancellor has listened to the SME community by doubling the Annual Investment Allowance
Modified date: 01/09/2014
Press release
 

Autumn Statement 2013: Better growth but Chancellor sticks to austerity guns and banks revenue windfall

Andrew Smith comments on todays Autumn Statement
Modified date: 01/09/2014
Press release
 

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
 

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
 

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
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