Accounting Services 

With Omicron Threatening to Send Everyone Back Inside, KPMG UK Reminds Audit Staff to Get Back to the Office

Alright so we’re sourcing this one from Reddit which, yeah, I know but since the bulk of our sources are on this side of the pond, it’s the best place to find international Big 4 news other than obscure local papers or from unmemorable African newspapers. A screenshot of an email sent out by KPMG UK Head of Audit Catherine Burnet outlines eager plans to get everyone back in the office for at least two days a week — by staff demand — plus a couple days at the client…

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Accounting Newsletter 

Compensation Watch ’21: BDO USA Is Dangling a Mid-Year Raises Carrot (UPDATE)

[Updated with additional information at the bottom of article originally posted on Nov. 22.] With top mid-tier firms like RSM US, CohnReznick, and Plante Moran doling out mid-year raises, we hadn’t heard if similar “we really should give our overworked employees more money so they don’t leave us” actions were being taken at Grant Thornton and BDO USA. Well someone from BDO answered the call: BDO told us they are giving out mid-year salary adjustments effective Jan. 1 but we don’t know how much yet. At least that’s … somewhat…

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Accounting Advices 

Compensation Watch ’21: Grant Thornton Is Dragging Its Feet On Announcing Mid-Year Raises

Last week after we got a tip on mid-year raises being imminent at BDO USA, I wanted to know what—if anything—was going down at Grant Thornton. It seems the Purple Rose of Chicago has been keeping mum about salary adjustments for employees, according to a few GTers who have posted on the usual online chatter sites. You would think the seventh-largest accounting firm in the US, which saw revenue increase by 2.6% in FY 2021, would sock away a little extra money for employee appreciation. But so far radio silence…

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