KPMG building on St Stephen’s Green. The professional services firm was appointed as procurement adviser on the national broadband plan in 2014. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

KPMG has insisted it is not to blame for the ballooning cost of the national broadband plan, and estimated that to restart the project from scratch wo(...)

KPMG was appointed as procurement advisers on the national broadband plan in December 2014 following a tender process. It was appointed to advise on ownership options and the procurement phase.  Photograph: iStock

The national broadband plan’s contract is only effective if it is appropriately adhered to and implemented by both parties, KPMG’s head of corporate f(...)

There is a trend towards more IT-focused roles in the auto industry. Photograph: iStock

According to Prof Venkat Venkatraman of Boston University Questrom School of Business, today’s modern automobile runs on 100 million lines of software(...)

Autonomous vehicle technology is set to transform our lives, with many potential benefits. Photograph: Getty Images

Typically talk of autonomous vehicles on Irish roads is commonly met with a wry smile, a raised eyebrow and comments such as “that’ll never happen”. (...)

Luas Cross City construction works at O’Connell Bridge: Big projects need strong governance and appropriately sized delivery teams. Photograph: Eric Luke

The Government’s capital investment plan, due to be launched on Thursday, looks set to be truly remarkable in its scale and ambition – something that (...)

Mark Collins, partner and head of transaction services at KPMG: “The consensus in the M&A community here is that 2017 is set to be another stellar year.”

The latest research from KPMG indicates that 2017 is likely to be even better than 2016 when it comes to merger and acquisition (M&A) activity de(...)

The healthcare, pharmaceuticals and life sciences sector  spawned many of the largest domestic and international M&A transactions last year.This was in part due to a number of high profile corporate inversions featuring Irish domiciled companies, including Pfizer-Allergan.

The healthcare and pharmaceutical sector is expected to be at the forefront of mergers and acquisitions deals, according to KPMG’s M&A Outlook for(...)