RUTH SUNDERLAND: KPMG boss must be champion of diversity

RUTH SUNDERLAND: KPMG boss had to go – if you take job of senior partner at Big Four audit firm, you sign up to be a champion of diversity The views Bill Michael expressed are incompatible with leading a top accountancy firm For a multi-millionaire chief to tell his staff to ‘stop moaning’ about coronavirus … Read more

KPMG boss QUITS after video showed him telling well-paid staff they are ‘lucky’

The boss of KPMG who told his well-paid staff to ‘stop moaning’ about cuts to their pay and that unconscious bias is ‘complete c**p’ has resigned. Bill Michael will leave the top City firm at the end of the month following the uproar sparked by his comments on a Zoom call on Monday. A recording … Read more

Fast-talking £1.7million KPMG chairman from Australia

The KPMG boss forced out by ‘woke’ staff upset by his straight-talking online seminar is a self-made ‘red-blooded’ Australian who was branded the ‘Donald Trump’ candidate before getting the £1.7million-a-year top job, MailOnline can reveal today. Melbourne-born Bill Michael, 52, told consultants asking him about pay, pension and bonus cuts to cease ‘playing the role of … Read more

Fast-talking £1.7million KPMG chairman from Australia

The KPMG boss forced out by ‘woke’ staff upset by his straight-talking online seminar is a self-made ‘red-blooded’ Australian who was branded the ‘Donald Trump’ candidate before getting the £1.7million-a-year top job, MailOnline can reveal today. Melbourne-born Bill Michael, 52, told consultants asking him about pay, pension and bonus cuts to cease ‘playing the role of … Read more

Video of KPMG boss telling well-paid staff they are ‘lucky’

The moment KPMG’s UK chair told ‘woke’ staff that ‘unconscious bias is complete c**p’ can be exclusively revealed by MailOnline.  A recording of the Zoom meeting shows Bill Michael telling employees at the top City firm they are in ‘a very lucky sector’. He was speaking to 1,500 highly-paid consultants who have been working from … Read more

KPMG boss steps aside amid probe into incendiary comments at a virtual meeting

KPMG boss steps aside amid probe into incendiary comments at a virtual meeting By Daily Mail City & Finance Reporter Published: 21:51 GMT, 10 February 2021 | Updated: 21:51 GMT, 10 February 2021 The UK chairman of accounting giant KPMG dramatically stepped aside last night as a probe was launched into his incendiary comments at … Read more

KPMG accountants who have been WFH amid crisis are told to ‘stop moaning’

KPMG accountants who have been WFH amid crisis are told to ‘stop moaning’ and ‘playing victims’ by chairman as they raise concerns over pay and pensions Bill Michael told 1,500 consultants on the meeting to quit ‘playing the victim’ Employees at the Big Four accountancy firm had registered concerns over pay Mr Michael, 52, who … Read more

KPMG bosses forced to take an 11% cut as pandemic squeezes profits

KPMG bosses forced to take an 11% cut as pandemic squeezes profits but average pay is still £572,000 By Daily Mail City & Finance Reporter Published: 21:50 GMT, 3 February 2021 | Updated: 21:50 GMT, 3 February 2021 KPMG’S 582 partners in the UK were forced to take an 11 per cent pandemic pay cut … Read more

The Queen pays virtual visit to KPMG for their 150th anniversary

The Queen was serenaded by the staff choir at KPMG on Monday as she paid a virtual visit to the company to mark their 150th anniversary. Her Majesty, 94, heard the personal stories of four employees who joined the video call from locations across the UK.  As part of the celebrations, the Big Four firm’s choir … Read more

ITV, KPMG and Diageo are among 20 top firms in race pledge

ITV, KPMG and Diageo are among 20 top firms pledging to have at least one ethnic-minority director on their boards by 2024 By Daily Mail City & Finance Reporter Published: 00:02 GMT, 26 October 2020 | Updated: 00:02 GMT, 26 October 2020 ITV, KPMG and Diageo are among 20 top firms pledging to have at … Read more