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Fuel efficiency most important for car buyers and car sharing and driverless cars continue to develop

February 5th, 2014 by KPMG

According to KPMG International’s 2014 Global Automotive Executive Survey, cost conscious consumers are driving car manufacturers to focus on smaller engines and also the use of technology to create cleaner, more efficient vehicles. The downsizing of engines, driven by consumer cutbacks, is one of several significant influences shaping the global automotive sector. Automakers are undergoing […]

KPMG staff raise awareness and funds for male cancer charities

November 27th, 2012 by KPMG

Dan Le Huray, audit assistant at KPMG in the Channel Islands was overwhelmed with the response from colleagues when he asked them to join in his ‘Movember’ efforts. Staff at the accountancy firm have been growing moustaches in an effort to raise money for prostate cancer and other male cancer and associated charities as part […]

Les Bourgs Hospice milk cartons collect over £50,000 in loose change

October 29th, 2012 by Les Bourgs Hospice

Guernsey residents have helped Connie the Cash Cow raise more than £50,000 for Les Bourgs Hospice. Since the initiative, which saw specially designed milk cartons being delivered to every home in the Bailiwick of Guernsey, was launched on 1 February 2012, 2,649 cartons have been returned, and it is estimated that nearly two million coins […]

KPMG’s ‘Make a Difference Day’ in Guernsey in its seventh year

August 14th, 2012 by KPMG

Staff from KPMG in the Channel Islands’ Guernsey office will take time away from their desks to ‘make a difference’ in the local community in August and September 2012. As part of the firm’s annual ‘Make a Difference Day’ initiative – now in its seventh year – employees will work on a variety of community […]

KPMG employee volunteers and sees Tumaini Fund work firsthand

July 30th, 2012 by KPMG

Glenda Bosha, assistant audit manager at KPMG in the Channel Islands, recently returned from a trip to Tanzania to review the Tumaini Fund’s financial year accounts. Miss Bosha volunteered to do the work in response to an appeal by the charity, which looks after AIDS orphans in Tanzania. KPMG supported her aims as part of […]

Connie the cow raises money for Les Bourgs Hospice and GALP

July 1st, 2012 by Les Bourgs Hospice

One of the cows taking part in this year’s Cow Parade will raise money not only for Guernsey Adult Literacy Project (GALP) but also for Les Bourgs Hospice. KPMG is sponsoring the cow, which has been transformed into a replica of Connie the cow, the face of one of the current fundraising initiatives for the […]

KPMG report states that the world is heading towards a green economy

June 14th, 2012 by KPMG

KPMG has released a roadmap report to help businesses understand the central themes from the United Nations Rio+20 Earth Summit and its potential impacts. “Sustainable Insight: Road to Rio” provides practical information for businesses planning to be ‘’on the ground” in Rio, as well as a perspective on the likely outcomes from the Summit. It […]

KPMG skills and fund raising help Tumaini Fund help people of Kagera

June 1st, 2012 by KPMG

Glenda Bosha, assistant audit manager at KPMG in the Channel Islands, is travelling to Tanzania to review the Tumaini Fund’s 2011 financial year accounts as part of the firm’s corporate citizenship programme. Glenda volunteered to help with the accounts and prepare them for their annual audit. This is conducted every year to international standards and […]

Need green agenda for progressive economy & competitive advantage

April 18th, 2012 by KPMG

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg visited KMPG offices recently to launch his ‘green growth‘ initiative. Mr. Clegg made it clear that he regards ‘green’ as a source of competitive advantage. It is not a handicap or an extra cost that will hold us back. Green technology properly embraced can help both businesses to make and […]

KPMG’s Global summit urges reduction in short term focus in favour of long term sustainability

February 17th, 2012 by KPMG

According to recommendations released from KPMG’s “Business Perspective on Sustainable Growth: Preparing for Rio+20” global summit, policymakers and the business community should ramp up collaboration and demonstrate renewed leadership in order to achieve sustainable and equitable growth objectives. Summit attendees agreed to the recommendations as part of the meeting’s goal of providing business input to […]