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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
 

Training vital to alleviate youth skills crisis, says KPMG

David Fairs, Partner in KPMG’s people and change practice, reacts to Ed Miliband’s call for 18-21 year olds to undergo training if they can’t find employment.
Modified date: 19/06/2014
Press release
 

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
 

KPMG’s Cyber Security practice announces four new senior hires

KPMG’s Cyber Security practice is pleased to announce four new senior level appointments as it continues to strengthen and deepen the expertise offered to clients
Modified date: 16/05/2014
Press release
 

Good news on jobs but skills are still a concern, says KPMG

Bernard Brown, partner and head of business services, in KPMG’s management consulting practice, reacts to the publication, today, of the latest UK employment figures, which have seen unemployment levels fall by 133,000 to 6.8 percent.
Modified date: 14/05/2014
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
 

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

As details emerge about a software flaw that allows attackers to steal information, including cryptographic keys, from servers, KPMG’s Stephen Bonner argues that panicking consumers into changing their passwords is not necessarily the right response
Modified date: 01/05/2014
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: 30/04/2014
Business and industry issue
 

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: 16/04/2014
Business and industry issue
 

KPMG at the Workday Rising Europe 2014 Conference

KPMG in the UK is proud to be Gold sponsor at Workday Rising Europe 2014, to be held on 31 March – 02 April 2014 at the Park Plaza Westminster Bridge hotel in London.
Modified date: 01/04/2014
Business and industry issue
 

Cracking the Code - a gender intelligent approach to developing corporate leaders

Cracking the Code is a new research report from KPMG, YSC and the 30% Club on a gender intelligent approach to developing corporate leaders.
Modified date: 28/03/2014
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: 19/03/2014
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: 19/03/2014
Press release
 

‘Cracking the Code’ research findings unveiled

March 18 2014 - At a launch event held in London today, the 30% Club released the findings of their latest research that undermines ten myths around how women progress to the top.
Modified date: 18/03/2014
Press release
 

KPMG in the UK announces 27% jump in profits

KPMG, the professional services firm providing audit, tax and advisory services, has announced today a large increase in profits from £358m to £455m (27 percent) for the financial year ending 30th September 2013.
Modified date: 16/12/2013
Press release
 

The Living Wage

A look at why more organisations should consider paying employees and contract staff a ‘Living Wage’
Modified date: 13/12/2013
Business and industry issue
 

'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: 10/12/2013
Press release
 

Autumn Statement 2013

Will we see a rather more upbeat Chancellor delivering his autumn statement on December 5?
Modified date: 06/12/2013
Business and industry issue
 

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: 05/12/2013
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: 03/11/2013
Press release
 

No low FATCA diet for UK insurance groups, say KPMG

UK insurers’ hopes that they may have been excluded from the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) regime have been dashed by last week’s release of proposed regulations from the IRS.
Modified date: 16/02/2012
Press release