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KPMG replaces PwC as Schroders auditor

KPMG wins Schroders audit, ending PwC's 50-year tenure as the fund manager's auditor

09 Jan 2013

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MF Global administrators agree deal that could increase creditors’ return

KPMG administrators have managed to arrange a deal that, if approved, will see an increased and quicker return to creditors

09 Jan 2013

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Ex-Umeco FD takes Chemring role

Steve Bowers recruited as a group finance director at defence electronics business Chemring

03 Jan 2013

KPMG UK profits drop 13%

Despite a jump in revenues, KPMG sees its UK profits drop 13%

17 Dec 2012

KPMG International revenues rise

International firm says revenues grew 4.4% on last year to $23bn

13 Dec 2012

KPMG sets up Tech City garrison

Dedicated team from KPMG takes residence at Silicon Roundabout

07 Dec 2012

KPMG lose 275 staff in restructuring

Accountancy Age understands KPMG has completed its review of business

05 Dec 2012

KPMG administrators rack up £51.6m fees at MF Global

Administrators charge £51.6m for 13 months' work on world’s first special administration

04 Dec 2012

KPMG administrators say JJB creditors will receive next to nothing

Collapsed retailer owes £212m to unsecured creditors, with just £600,000 to share out. Shareholders also to receive no repayment

30 Nov 2012

Investor files lawsuit against Deloitte & KPMG for work on Autonomy

Allegations the two firms missed numerous red flags in their work with HP and Autonomy have been filed in a lawsuit in the US

29 Nov 2012

IASB proposes limited changes to IFRS 9 classification and measurement requirements

New category of financial assets could increase volatility for some financial institutions

29 Nov 2012

Infrastructure tax breaks “key to growth” – KPMG

Tax breaks for investment in infrastructure and capital investment could free up thousands of jobs, says KPMG

27 Nov 2012

KPMG conducted due diligence of Deloitte audit at Autonomy

HP CEO tells analysts the IT business called in KPMG to conduct due diligence work on Deloitte’s audit of financial statements at Autonomy

20 Nov 2012

IFRS Foundation opens regional office in Asia/Oceania

Parent body of the IASB opens first international office outside of London; Mary Tokar appointed to IASB

16 Nov 2012

European FII ruling may see HMRC pay-outs

A ruling by the European Court of Justice could see significant pay-outs to UK businesses with European subsidiaries

14 Nov 2012

KPMG appointed auditors of Mytrah Energy

KPMG steps in as Deloitte resigns as auditors of AIM-listed wind farm operator Mytrah Energy

14 Nov 2012

KPMG administrators save 750 jobs through pre-pack

Pension liabilities at AEA Technology see company broken up and sold in chunks through pre-pack administration

09 Nov 2012

Big Four firms make major diversity charts

Ernst & Young, KPMG and PwC make the Business in the Community diversity lists

09 Nov 2012

The Living Wage is here to stay

Guy Stallard, head of facilities at KPMG, explains why firms should pay support staff more than the minimum wage

07 Nov 2012

KPMG administrators receive second extension on Aero Inventory

KPMG administrators receive another extension since Aero’s collapse in November 2009

05 Nov 2012

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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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