KPMG

Ofgem CEO returns to KPMG

Alistair Buchanan, CEO of UK electricity and gas markets regulator Ofgem, returns to KPMG as hairman of its power and utilities practice

03 Jul 2013

Former KPMG US partner could face 20 years' jail

Scott London set for sentencing after admitting to handing over insider information no clients

02 Jul 2013

KPMG signs three-year cloud software deal

KPMG and KeyedIn Solutions strike three-year deal

27 Jun 2013

Ex-KPMG accountant joins Carpetright board

Andrew Page, currently the chief executive of Restaurant Group, is to join the specialist carpet retailer next month

25 Jun 2013

Big Four firms join initiative to promote flexible working

Ernst & Young and KPMG have been named as founding membersof the Agile Future Forum

25 Jun 2013

Ex-Metalrax Group business enters pre-pack

Metalrax Housewares, sold off in a solvent deal during its parent group's pre-pack, is itself pre-packed two months later

21 Jun 2013

BDO administrators called to Heart of Midlothian FC

Secured creditor request for BDO administrators sees firm take appointment over board’s request for KPMG practitioners

20 Jun 2013

Ex-KPMG partner enters plea agreement to fraud

Scott London enters plea agreement over his role of insider trading while auditor at KPMG US

30 May 2013

KPMG: Pension liabilities climb by 60% over five years

Pensions liabilities have risen by 60% over the last five years, compared to a 40% rise in assets, according to KPMG research

24 May 2013

Ex-KPMG partner takes BDO role

David Fletcher leaves KPMG after 12 years to take a similar role heading up restructuring at BDO

13 May 2013

FRC launches KPMG audit probes

FRC launches investigation into KPMG over independence Pendragon audit as well as investigating a partner's shareholding in a client company

10 May 2013

KPMG administrators rack up £2.4m fees for JJB

Administrators’ fees come in at £2.4m with the team also applying to extend the administration 24 months when it comes to an end in September

10 May 2013

KPMG reaches settlement over Fannie Mae lawsuit

US firm and Fannie Mae to share costs to settle with Ohio investors

08 May 2013

Vectura Group CFO joins Elementis board

Anne Hyland joins board of FTSE 250 specialty chemicals company Elementis as a non-executive director

07 May 2013

KPMG administrators arrange pre-pack of BGM Group

Workplace consultancy sold to Europa in pre-pack administration, saving 29 jobs

24 Apr 2013

Practice Manager: KPMG tiptoes around Makinson Cowell's clients

The Big Four firm's latest acquisition will keep its brand, with 'independence' being the byword

19 Apr 2013

KPMG acquires board advisers Makinson Cowell

Equity market advisers Makinson Cowell to keep its brand following KPMG acquisition

19 Apr 2013

Ex-KPMG partner charged over insider trading

Former KPMG partner charged and released on bail for insider trading in the US. KPMG chairman and CEO says the firm is also planning legal action

12 Apr 2013

KPMG could face FRC investigation over HBOS audit

FRC announces it will look into whether KPMG will be investigated for a future tribunal over its audit work at HBOS

11 Apr 2013

KPMG chooses Glasgow for 150-job tax compliance centre

KPMG centralises its tax compliance function in new centre in Glasgow

10 Apr 2013

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ABS: Will you be taking on too much?

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Government's more onerous anti-corruption plan means internal auditors must up their game

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Colin: Deloitte redeems Gherkin

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Sage and Netsuite chief executives engage in boisterous Twitter exchange

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