The UK chairman of world accountancy agency KPMG has apologised for telling workers to cease moaning about working situations in the course of the coronavirus pandemic.
“I am sorry for the words I used, which did not reflect what I believe in, and I have apologised to my colleagues,” UK chair Bill Michael stated in a press release despatched to AFP Wednesday.
“Looking after the wellbeing of our people and creating a culture where everyone can thrive is of critical importance to me and is at the heart of everything we do as a firm,” he added.
The Financial Times reported that in a digital assembly on Monday, members of KPMG’s monetary providers consulting crew instructed Michael about their considerations over potential cuts to pay and the rating of people’ efficiency.
Michael instructed workers to “stop moaning” and to cease “playing the victim card”, in keeping with the FT which cited workers.
KPMG, together with Deloitte, EY and PWC, kind Britain’s so-called Big Four accountants which can be set for a shake up.
UK authorities need the trade to separate audit and consulting actions, whereas rising oversight and competitors following allegations of malpractice.
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