Kainos Group has announced that the board has approved the appointment of KPMG as its external auditor for the year ending 31 March 2022, replacing the services of Deloitte.
Kainos is a UK-headquartered IT provider, across two specialist business areas, digital services and the workday practice.
The appointment follows a “competitive tender process” overseen by the audit committee, in compliance with the statutory audit services for large companies market investigation.
The formal appointment will be for the reporting period commencing 1 April 2021.
Deloitte will conclude the remainder of the audit for the year ending 31 March 2021, having been re-appointed at the 2020 Annual General Meeting.
Andy Malpass, chair of the audit committee, said: “We thank Deloitte for their excellent contribution as auditor for many years and we look forward to working with KPMG in the future.”