KPMG's Dutch subsidiary hit with record £20 million fine for exam cheating
Accounting Standards

KPMG's Dutch subsidiary hit with record £20 million fine for exam cheating

1m Rachael Kennedy

KPMG's Dutch subsidiary hit with record £20 millio...

KPMG's faces record fine for a widespread exam cheating scandal, implicating senior staff and highlighting systemic ethical issues in the professional...

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To split or not to split, that is the question
Audit

To split or not to split, that is the question

6m Accountancy Age

To split or not to split, that is the question

Looking ahead, the Big 4 firms face a challenging year, with ongoing cost-of-living concerns, slow economic growth, rising geopolitical tensions, and ...

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KPMG reveals combined deal advisory and consulting practice
Accounting Firms

KPMG reveals combined deal advisory and consulting practice

7m Greg Noble

KPMG reveals combined deal advisory and consulting...

The recent advisory cuts at KPMG will affect around 110 staff members in the UK Read More...

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KPMG handed record fine over audit failures in Carillion demise
Audit

KPMG handed record fine over audit failures in Carillion demise

7m Greg Noble

KPMG handed record fine over audit failures in Car...

KPMG was initially fined £30 million, but the penalty was subsequently decreased by 30% due to its cooperation throughout the five-year investigation ...

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KPMG and PwC sanctioned by FRC for Eddie Stobart audits
Accounting Firms

KPMG and PwC sanctioned by FRC for Eddie Stobart audits

11m Greg Noble

KPMG and PwC sanctioned by FRC for Eddie Stobart a...

After cooperating with the inquiry, the firms and partners received a reduction in fines Read More...

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Q&A: KPMG UK on its Stonewall-approved D&I strategy
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Q&A: KPMG UK on its Stonewall-approved D&I strategy

1y Sam Alberti

Q&A: KPMG UK on its Stonewall-approved D&I strateg...

Jenny Baskerville, KPMG’s UK head of IDE, outlines the strategy that’s helped the firm beat the odds Read More...

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KPMG hit with £4.5m fine over Rolls-Royce bribery scandal
Audit

KPMG hit with £4.5m fine over Rolls-Royce bribery scandal

2y Sam Alberti

KPMG hit with £4.5m fine over Rolls-Royce bribery ...

The big four auditor is being penalised for “conspiracy to corrupt and a failure to prevent bribery” Read More...

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Deloitte pursues KPMG over audit of Goals Soccer Centres
Audit

Deloitte pursues KPMG over audit of Goals Soccer Centres

4y Chris Jewers

Deloitte pursues KPMG over audit of Goals Soccer C...

Investigations into accounting fraud at Goals has involved HMRC, the FCA, BDO, RSM, Deloitte and could see KPMG on the wrong end of legal action, acco...

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KPMG announces drop in profits, but shows signs of positive audit investments
Audit

KPMG announces drop in profits, but shows signs of positive audit investmen...

4y Chris Jewers

KPMG announces drop in profits, but shows signs of...

The Big Four firm has announced a drop in profits amid rumours that as many as 65 partners could quite the firm. Read More...

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KPMG partner cull – between a rock and a hard place?
Accounting Firms

KPMG partner cull – between a rock and a hard place?

4y Tom Lemmon

KPMG partner cull – between a rock and a hard plac...

In recent weeks, rumours around the Big Four firm potentially culling a significant number of UK partners have swirled, with the Financial Times repor...

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KPMG UK launches audit only apprenticeship
Big Four

KPMG UK launches audit only apprenticeship

4y Leanna Reeves

KPMG UK launches audit only apprenticeship

The Big Four firm is aiming at recruiting 140 audit practice apprentices in the next year. Read More...

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KPMG signals innovation scale-up with Axillium
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KPMG signals innovation scale-up with Axillium

5y Leanna Reeves

KPMG signals innovation scale-up with Axillium

KPMG has announced a new partnership with Axilium, an innovation and investment agency, in an attempt to promote investment in research and developmen...

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Toppled from the top – The risk of fraud
Audit

Toppled from the top – The risk of fraud

5y Roger Isaacs

Toppled from the top – The risk of fraud

Roger Isaacs - Forensic Partner at Milsted Langdon - talks about the Patisserie Valerie collapse and what its impact has been and the role of forensic...

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The Big Four commit to disability inclusion with The Valuable 500
Big Four

The Big Four commit to disability inclusion with The Valuable 500

5y Shannon Moyer

The Big Four commit to disability inclusion with T...

The inclusion campaign is aimed at large companies, requiring the commitment of a chair or chief executive officer, to put disability inclusion at the...

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KPMG: We will not tolerate bad behaviour
Big Four

KPMG: We will not tolerate bad behaviour

5y Dave Beach

KPMG: We will not tolerate bad behaviour

After a KPMG partner stepped down amid bullying allegations, two senior female executives at KPMG weigh in on allegation processes, inclusive attitude...

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KPMG bullying allegations “only scratching the surface” in industry
Big Four

KPMG bullying allegations “only scratching the surface” in industry

5y Dave Beach

KPMG bullying allegations “only scratching the sur...

As KPMG's Sanjay Thakkar steps down amid a complaint to the FRC, a legal specialist suggests more investigations are likely in professional services R...

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"Women are voting with their feet" - CM Murray on KPMG departures
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"Women are voting with their feet" - CM Murray on KPMG departures

5y Beth McLoughlin

"Women are voting with their feet" - CM Murray on ...

CM Murray's managing partner Clare Murray looks at the implications of reports that two senior female partners left KPMG over the way a bullying compl...

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KPMG celebrates two years as a Disability Confident Leader
Big Four

KPMG celebrates two years as a Disability Confident Leader

6y Beth McLoughlin

KPMG celebrates two years as a Disability Confiden...

KPMG assesses the benefits and what the company has learned in two years of its inclusion programme Read More...

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KPMG appoints 42 partners and 132 directors
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KPMG appoints 42 partners and 132 directors

6y Accountancy Age

KPMG appoints 42 partners and 132 directors

The promotions were distributed across a range of sectors including consulting and audit Read More...

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KPMG makes 50 promotions
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KPMG makes 50 promotions

7y Accountancy Age

KPMG makes 50 promotions

The Big Four firm has made 50 promotions in its Bristol office, including a partner and six directors Read More...

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KPMG and Barclays sued for 'engineering' administration of quarrying company
Big Four

KPMG and Barclays sued for 'engineering' administration of quarrying compan...

7y Accountancy Age

KPMG and Barclays sued for 'engineering' administr...

Both Barclays and KPMG strongly refute allegations they conspired to lead a subsidiary into administration Read More...

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KPMG partners appointed administrators of Monarch: what happens next?
Big Four

KPMG partners appointed administrators of Monarch: what happens next?

7y Accountancy Age

KPMG partners appointed administrators of Monarch:...

Britain’s oldest surviving airline, Monarch, has gone into administration and partners from KPMG have been appointed joint administrators Read More...

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KPMG rocked by South African corruption scandal
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KPMG rocked by South African corruption scandal

7y Accountancy Age

KPMG rocked by South African corruption scandal

KPMG’s South African branch has come under fire after becoming caught up in a growing corruption scandal surrounding one of the country’s most influen...

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Brexit presents ‘real opportunity’ to devolve corporate tax, says KPMG partner
Corporate Tax

Brexit presents ‘real opportunity’ to devolve corporate tax, says KPMG part...

7y Accountancy Age

Brexit presents ‘real opportunity’ to devolve corp...

Comments follow recent Brexit announcements, and release of industrial strategy green paper Read More...

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Deloitte scoops GSK 'mega audit' from PwC
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Deloitte scoops GSK 'mega audit' from PwC

7y Kevin Reed , Writer

Deloitte scoops GSK 'mega audit' from PwC

Lucrative GSK audit shifts to Deloitte from PwC Read More...

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Colin: KPMG providing new partners with right Brexit tools
Accounting Firms

Colin: KPMG providing new partners with right Brexit tools

8y Stephanie Wix , Writer

Colin: KPMG providing new partners with right Brex...

Colin comments on the effect of Brexit on the influx of partners at KPMG Read More...

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KPMG appoints Brexit chief as clients scramble for help
Business Regulation

KPMG appoints Brexit chief as clients scramble for help

8y Kevin Reed , Writer

KPMG appoints Brexit chief as clients scramble for...

Head of Brexit role created at KPMG as clients - UK and global - seek to steer understand and mitigate the ramifications of the UK's EU referendum vot...

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