Seamus Hand

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Many high profile firms are adjusting to a new normal as they tailor their return to work post-Covid.

Professional services firm KPMG has said it expects its 3,400 Irish staff to come to work in their offices for two to three days a week on average, in(...)

KPMG partner Michele Connolly  with Future Analytics founders William Hynes and Stephen Purcell, and KPMG managing partner Seamus Hand. Photograph: Julien Behal

Accounting giant KPMG has acquired Irish planning, economics and research consultancy Future Analytics for an undisclosed sum. The business will be in(...)

Photograph: iStock

The level of confidence held by Irish chief executives in growth prospects has tumbled since the pandemic began, a new survey has shown. But busines(...)

Work may never be the same again for some of us, who will either work from home permanently or part of the time as a result of the Covid-19 crisis. Photograph: iStock
Rebooting Ireland

The past month has seen the reopening of the retail and a significant segment of the hospitality sectors. But many doors remain closed on streets and (...)

The Government has accelerated its plan to reopen the State’s economy, which will see many tourism businesses open from the end of June while retail outlets can open from Monday. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

The Government should consider introducing a zero VAT rate for some businesses, according to KPMG, one of the State’s largest accountancy firms. The c(...)

Feargal O’Rourke, managing partner at PwC which has announced that its partners will take a cut in pay as a result of Covid-19 crisis. Photograph: Conor Mulhern

Partners at two of the Big Four accounting firms will take significant pay cuts as the Covid-19 shutdown of the economy hampers business. It is under(...)

The coronavirus crisis has created chakllenges for the 'big four' London-headquartered accountancy firms: EY, PwC, Deloitte and KPMG. Photograph: iStock

Deloitte is the only “Big Four” accountancy firm operating in Ireland that has committed to retaining its staff throughout the Covid-19 crisis, though(...)

Pictured in March at the original launch of The Irish Times Business Awards 2020, in association with KPMG, were Séamus Hand, Managing Partner KPMG, Liam Kavanagh, The Irish Times Managing Director, and Breege O’Donoghue, winner of the Distinguished Leader in Business award in 2019. Photograph: Conor McCabe

The Irish Times Business Awards, in association with KPMG, will now be held in early September in the Mansion House in Dublin. The third annual award(...)

While KPMG is beefing up its traditional roles, the firm is also recruiting in the areas of cybersecurity, data analytics and sustainability. Photograph: iStock

Professional services firm KPMG will add 800 jobs this year, half of which will be targeted at experienced professionals. One of the big four account(...)

Former Tánaiste Mary Harney said she was looking forward to serving on the public-interest committee of KPMG.

Former tánaiste Mary Harney has been appointed by accounting firm KPMG to its public-interest committee. This body oversees aspects of KPMG’s “deci(...)

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