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01 Jul, 2019, 00:01 BST How Hard Is it for Businesses to Comply With VAT/GST Obligations Around the World? In Which Countries Is it optimized?

A new study has been released that yields significant global findings as to the relative compliance burden of Value Added Tax (VAT) and Goods and...


19 Jun, 2019, 00:51 BST KPMG Tax Survey: Tax leaders using technology to drive change in the boardroom

Launched at this week's 2019 KPMG EMA Region Tax Summit in London, the report on the changing roles and responsibilities of tax departments holds...


13 Jun, 2019, 00:01 BST CEOs Rewrite the Rulebook in Pursuit of Growth

CEOs are faced with a stark choice. In the face of unparalleled environmental, economic and technological change, they are looking to grow their...


13 Dec, 2018, 00:01 GMT KPMG Global Revenues Grow to Record US $29 Billion

Growth driven by investments in quality, technology, innovative services, alliances, and record number of new recruits KPMG International today...


06 Nov, 2018, 05:01 GMT KPMG International Provided Cyber Literacy Training for 80,000 Youth in 45 Countries in 2nd Annual Program

For the second year running, KPMG cyber security professionals from 45 countries around the world led classroom sessions aimed at educating young...


07 Jun, 2018, 00:01 BST Female Leaders Embrace Disruption, Trust Data and are Realistic About Future Growth: KPMG International

77 percent see technological disruption as more of an opportunity than a threat. 58 percent have made strategic decisions based on data-driven...


24 May, 2018, 00:01 BST Global CEOs Realistic About Growth in the Face of Unprecedented Headwinds

55 percent predict cautious revenue growth of less than 2 percent over next 3 years: 4th annual KPMG International survey Repositioning their...


05 Apr, 2018, 05:01 BST Leading business students expect technology will boost, not threaten, their careers

Top university business students competing in the finals of KPMG's International Case Competition (KICC) are extremely bullish that technology will...


14 Dec, 2017, 14:01 GMT KPMG Revenues Grow Strongly to Record $26.4 Billion

Growth driven by client-focused investments in technology, innovative services, alliances and hiring Record high revenues for Fiscal Year (FY) 2017...


19 Sep, 2017, 17:19 BST Statement from John Veihmeyer, Chairman KPMG International

I sincerely apologise for what went wrong in KPMG South Africa. This is not who we are. KPMG International undertook an investigation, with the help...


10 Jul, 2017, 14:00 BST Microsoft and KPMG Global Alliance Launches New Digital Solution Hub

KPMG announces plan to introduce world's first global cloud-based Big Four audit platform on Microsoft Azure KPMG International and Microsoft today...


15 Jun, 2017, 00:01 BST Global CEOs Remain Optimistic Over the Next 3 Years and Look to be the Disruptor

KPMG global survey finds 65 percent of CEOs remain confident amid heightened uncertainty in the global economy KPMG International today released its...


15 Mar, 2017, 11:00 GMT Insurance Sector Deal Making Shifting into High Gear: New Survey

Expect 2017 to be a year of deal making in the insurance industry, according to a new report released today by KPMG International, with 84 percent of ...


09 Mar, 2017, 00:01 GMT KPMG elects Bill Thomas as Global Chairman

William B Thomas, 49, has been elected Chairman of KPMG International. He will lead the KPMG global network of professional services firms for a...


16 Jan, 2017, 05:01 GMT 'Geo-politics' dominates World Economic Forum attendee tweets leading into Davos

The topic of 'geo-politics' has dominated the Twitter accounts of World Economic Forum (WEF) participants attending this year's Annual Meeting taking ...


13 Dec, 2016, 00:01 GMT Investments in innovation, alliances and people drive KPMG growth

KPMG International today announced aggregated network revenues of US$25.42 billion for the fiscal year ending 30 September 2016 (FY16), representing...


03 Oct, 2016, 12:00 BST KPMG Launches @gov, a New Resource Bringing Transformational Insights and Ideas to Government Professionals

KPMG International has launched @gov, a new online resource designed to deliver forward-thinking, transformative insights for public sector leaders...


06 Sep, 2016, 08:01 BST Successful and resilient: European family businesses stake their future on talent and innovation

European Family Businesses (EFB) and KPMG Enterprise launch the 5th edition of the European Family Business Barometer, which seeks to measure the...


06 Sep, 2016, 08:01 BST Successful and Resilient: European Family Businesses Stake Their Future on Talent and Innovation

Europe's family businesses demonstrate high confidence and strong resilience to external pressures and challenges. Family business leaders rely...


13 Jun, 2016, 05:01 BST Drastic measures needed if insurance sector is to reinvent itself, finds KPMG International report

Faced with disruptive economic, demographic and technological change, most insurers are struggling to reinvent their organizations for the future....


13 Apr, 2016, 17:00 BST Business Students Maintain a Global Mind-set, Despite Rising Geopolitical Risk and Instability

KPMG International has conducted its third annual survey of business students studying at some of the world's leading universities in 23 different...


10 Dec, 2015, 00:01 GMT Investments in new services and innovation drive KPMG growth

Investments in new services, acquisitions and strong growth across core services drive fiscal year (FY) revenues of US$24.44 billion Multi-year, US$1 ...


03 Dec, 2015, 05:01 GMT Corporate Carbon Reporting Needs Overhaul: KPMG Global Study

Key information is missing from annual financial and corporate responsibility reports Global guidelines could help to address inconsistent approaches ...


03 Dec, 2015, 05:01 GMT Corporate carbon reporting needs overhaul: KPMG global study

Carbon reporting from the world's largest companies lacks consistency, making it almost impossible for stakeholders to compare one company's...


24 Nov, 2015, 08:01 GMT Big shift for European Family Owned Businesses to Grow Outside EU and Access New Sources of Finance to Fund Investment

European Family Business Trends: Modern Times? European Family Businesses demonstrate an increasing confidence in the future, positive performance...