KPMG: KPMG International and Microsoft joins hands for smart audit platform Microsoft Azure


Partnered since 2015, KPMG International and Microsoft have recently announced strategic initiative of digital solutions that will enable KPMG’s smart audit platform, “KPMG Clara” – built on KPMG business experience and the Microsoft intelligent cloud technology “Microsoft Azure”. KPMG would be the first of the Big Four to enable its member firms to conduct external audits with Azure. read more

KPMG: A million skilled workers plan to leave the UK after Brexit


A staggering 55 per cent of those with PhDs and 49 per cent of those with postgraduate degrees have either decided to leave or are considering it Almost one million EU citizens working in the UK, many of whom are highly qualified, are planning to either leave the country or have already decided to do so following Brexit, a new study has found. read more

KPMG: Cyber security in 2017 — cyber crime is on the rise


You only need to have spared a glance at the headlines over the past few years, to realise that the cyber crime epidemic is far from over. In fact, as our recent report with KPMG points out, in 2016 cyber crime in the UK overtook ‘traditional’ crime for the first more

KPMG: Financial Services Firms Zoom In On Regulatory Technology


The financial services industry is focusing on growth again. After eight years of cost cutting, increased regulation and operating in a low interest rate environment, firms are putting renewed emphasis on acquisitions, new product development and improving the customer more

KPMG: New KPMG chairman shakes up top team


The incoming chairman of KPMG in the UK has shaken up the senior management team after the accountancy firm suffered a fall in profits last year. Bill Michael, who will replace Simon Collins on October 1, is changing the head of audit and overhauling KPMG UK’s executive more

KPMG: Smart customer loyalty and how you can achieve it


In today’s challenging economic environment, executive teams are increasingly expected to deliver sustainable growth by transforming their customers’ experiences. 90 percent of executives we surveyed said they are worried about customer loyalty, and 32 percent said building and sustaining customer loyalty was a top ten priority read more

KPMG: KPMG voice: Reversing Climate Change


What if you could place more than a century of climate change into reverse? Global Thermostat has grand ambitions for rewriting the future of energy. The company’s technology, being tested at a commercial-scale demonstration site in Silicon Valley, can remove carbon dioxide from the air, potentially undoing decades of damage to the planet’s more