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KPMG joins DCO

The Digital Cooperation Organization (DCO), the intergovernmental organisation established to enable digital prosperity for all, jas announced KPMG as the first professional services organisation to join as an official observer. The DCO, whose programmes work to accelerate the inclusive growth of the digital economy, has swelled its ranks to represent nearly 600 million people and […]

August 15, 2022

Research: Consumers using savings to cover media subs

Almost a third (29 per cent) of individuals have struggled to pay for their media subscription services since the start of 2022, with people needing to borrow money or use savings to pay their bills according to KPMG research. The survey of UK consumers conducted by OnePoll found that 15 per cent have missed or […]

July 18, 2022

Avanti goes down to the wire

London-based speciality satellite operator Avanti Communications is reportedly about to repay $150 million (€132.2m) of its outstanding debt obligations. Details are scarce but it is known that the company has a debt payment deadline of February 28th. The company has been slow in releasing financial trading data. The most recent statement covered the six months […]

February 21, 2022By Chris Forrester

BBC shifting key jobs and production out of London

The BBC has revealed plans for what it describes as “its biggest transformation in decades, which will move power and decision-making across the UK”. Over the next six years, the broadcaster will shift its creative and journalistic centre away from London. Proposals set out in the BBC’s blueprint for the future entitled The BBC Across […]

March 18, 2021

Report: Pandemic’s “devastating impacts” on European football

The devastating impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic are clearly reflected by the financial performance indicators of the champions of Europe’s six prominent leagues in the past season, according to The European Champions Report 2021 from consultancy firm KPMG’s Football Benchmark team. All six champions scrutinised in the report have now recorded a decrease in their […]

January 15, 2021By Colin Mann

BT under fire from own auditor  

The external auditor of BT has issued an “adverse opinion” on the company’s internal financial reporting controls. KPMG wrote that “BT did not maintain effective internal control over financial reporting as of March 31, 2020 (19-20 FY) because of . . . material weaknesses related to general IT controls and risk assessments”. Rachel Canham, company […]

June 8, 2020