None of Scotland's 48 listed companies has a black executive

Not one of Scotland’s 48 listed companies features a black executive on its senior management team, according to new research conducted by The Ferret.

Published 7 August 2020

KPMG: Venture Capital investment increased in Scotland throughout lockdown

Venture Capital (VC) investment in Scottish scale-ups remained robust and resilient in the second quarter of 2020, as the number of deals increased during lockdown despite growing economic and political uncertainty.

Published 4 August 2020

KPMG: Scotland sees complete halt in prosecution of fraud cases during first half of 2020

The closure of courts due to the coronavirus lockdown led to a complete halt in the prosecution of high-value fraud cases in Scotland during the first half of 2020, according to data from KPMG.

Published 4 August 2020

KPMG hires Philippa Sanderson to lead its private tax enterprise team in central Scotland

KPMG has appointed Philippa Sanderson as its new associate partner to lead its private enterprise tax team in Central Scotland.

Published 29 July 2020

KPMG & SRC: June retail sales on a slow path to recovery

Despite a total year-on-year decline in retail sales of 18.6% in June, Scotland's retail sector appears to be on a slow path to recovery, according to the latest KPMG and Scottish Retail Consortium (SRC) Scottish Retail Sales monitor. 

Published 22 July 2020

Neil Coutts: Scotland’s cybersecurity challenge has only just begun

Neil Coutts, head of the cyber and technology risk capability for KPMG in Scotland, discusses some of the long-term cybersecurity challenges facing Scottish businesses as more people look to work from home in the future.

Published 21 July 2020

KPMG appointed administrators of WFS Technologies Limited

Blair Nimmo and Alistair McAlinden of KPMG have been appointed joint administrators of Livingston-based WFS Technologies Limited.

Published 16 July 2020

Aberdeen's Teca sees £75m wiped off its value

Around £75 million has been wiped off the value of The Events Complex Aberdeen (Teca), by KPMG's audit of Aberdeen City Council's books.

Published 9 July 2020

Glen Luss Distillery appoints former KPMG partner Gary Deans as non-executive director

Loch Lomond-based Glen Luss Distillery has appointed former KPMG partner Gary Deans as non-executive director. 

Published 6 July 2020

Big Four ordered to separate audit practices

The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has ordered the UK's Big Four accountancy firms to separate their audit practices by June 2024.

Published 6 July 2020

Payday lender Sunny goes into administration

Elevate Credit International Limited (ECIL), a payday lender which sold loans under the Sunny brand, has gone into administration in the UK with Ed Boyle and David Pike of KPMG appointed as administrators of the firm.

Published 30 June 2020

KPMG appointed as administrators of Intu Properties

Jim Tucker, David Pike and Mike Pink from KPMG’s restructuring practice have been appointed joint administrators of retail property company Intu Properties plc, the owner of the Braehead complex near Glasgow.

Published 29 June 2020

KPMG’s Aberdeen team on their way to Marischal Square

KPMG’s Aberdeen team has completed the first stage of its relocation to the multi-million pound Marischal Square development in Aberdeen.

Published 26 June 2020

Intu braces for administration

Retail property company Intu, the owner of the Braehead complex near Glasgow, is bracing for administration as it appointed KPMG as a "contingency" in case funding talks fail.

Published 23 June 2020

RSM appoints Katie Morrison as partner in its Glasgow audit team

RSM has expanded its Scottish audit team with the appointment of Katie Morrison as partner in the firm's Glasgow branch.

Published 18 June 2020