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KPMG UK has found poor reputation and lack of social mobility are having a severe effect on the financial services talent pool. Outside the sector, 65% of people said they would not consider a job working in financial services.
Big Four named in top UK employers for women
Deloitte, PwC, EY and KPMG have all been included in the Times Top 50 Employers for Women 2019.
A growing number of British-based businesses are prioritising cash flow, fearing a downturn, as their view of the long-term economic impact of Brexit has darkened to its most negative so far, accountancy firm Deloitte said on Monday.
Two of Scotland’s biggest accountancy firms, Scott-Moncrieff and Campbell Dallas, are to merge and become part of a much larger international network.
KPMG and charity National Numeracy have launched a joint campaign calling on businesses to help workers improve their skills in maths.
The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has called for a major shake-up at the UK’s big four auditing firms, but stopped short of recommending they be broken up.
Britain’s accounting watchdog has started investigating the audits Interserve by Grant Thornton, weeks after the outsourcer collapsed into administration.
KPMG, Deloitte, PwC and EY ‘stranglehold’ contributing to corporate failures, report says.