KPMG

Jeremy Newman

Three firms pick up remaining Audit Commission work

BDO, KPMG and EY pick up remaining local government Audit Commission contracts

02 Apr 2014

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KPMG announces Xero tie-in

KPMG and Xero announce "strategic" deal

31 Mar 2014

Insolvency profession says fee changes will see fewer rescues

Three-quarters of IPs believe fixed-fees will lead to them taking fewer cases, while 64% think it will reduce the number of business rescues

31 Mar 2014

KPMG navigates Compass audit tender to win deal

KPMG picks up £7.8m Compass Group audit, replacing Deloitte

28 Mar 2014

UK’s banks pay 71% of profits in tax

KPMG research examines impact of UK bank levy

27 Mar 2014

RSA introduces 25% non-audit fee cap

RSA's auditors, currently KPMG, will face a 25% non-audit fee cap, based on the total audit fee

25 Mar 2014

EY recruits KPMG partner Mark Hutchinson

KPMG partner takes EY role to bolster the firm’s advisory practice

17 Mar 2014

KPMG's US CEO takes global chairman role at firm

John B Veihmeyer to take up global chair role at KPMG International upon Michael Andrew's retirement

28 Feb 2014

T5 shopfitters call in KPMG administrators

Administrators have made all 48 staff redundant following cash flow problems at Jarose Woodworking

17 Feb 2014

Diageo strategy chief joins KPMG

Jim Grover joins KPMG as a senior adviser to its consumer markets team

12 Feb 2014

PwC picks up Electrocomponents audit

PwC replaces KPMG as auditors of FTSE 250 electronics distributor

10 Feb 2014

KPMG resigns as Poundworld auditors

KPMG resigns as Poundworld auditors based on concerns over company governance

06 Feb 2014

Ex-KPMG partner made head of property tax for Gabelle

Caroline Fleet joins London-based firm Gabelle from KPMG

03 Feb 2014

Defence the best form of attack for KPMG in new audit landscape

Standard Chartered and British Land have taken a very different approach to tendering under new audit rules

29 Jan 2014

KPMG retains Standard Chartered audit

Standard Chartered maintains 40-year audit relationship with KPMG

28 Jan 2014

KPMG’s Aberdeen Asset Management audit up for grabs

Aberdeen Asset Management considering ending its 30 year audit relationship with KPMG

22 Jan 2014

KPMG partners with Chelsea Apps factory

Big Four firm takes 10% equity stake and launches digital innovation network to push its technology ambition

21 Jan 2014

KPMG faces investigation over Co-op Bank audit

KPMG investigated over its audit of troubled lender Co-op Bank

20 Jan 2014

Former PKF firm merges with Grant Thornton Brazil

Grant Thornton increases Brazillian presence with the merger of PKF firm Directa Auditores and an acquisition of KPMG’s outsourcing practice

20 Jan 2014

Auditors believe companies are losing battle against cyber crime

KPMG's UK Audit Committee Institute warns about poor quality data hampering cyber protection efforts

17 Jan 2014

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Bank raiding powers could put HMRC at top of insolvency pecking order

Will HMRC’s new bank raiding powers see insolvency practitioners pursuing it for funds taken illegally in the event of bankruptcy?

The Practitioner: The promise of the pension pot

The combination of pensions drawdown and enterprise investment tax planning makes the Practitioner's mouth water - but can the firm get its pensioners lined up in a row?

Leader: Charity begins at home

With so many accountants require support and counselling, an already charitable profession must consider where its efforts go

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Social networking: How does the Top 50 stack up?

Firms are failing to realise the business benefits of social media sites such as utilising LinkedIn

Colin: There's nothing like a well-thought-out plan

Colin wonders whether some SMEs are keeping it too simple

Taking Stock: When tax is stranger than fiction

Sometimes you just can't make it up, TS finds

Scrapping IR35 all very well – but what else?

IR35 has proven ineffective, but 'what are the alternatives?' asks Calum Fuller

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