London: KPMG, the professional services firm, is to introduced a new apprenticeship programme — KPMG360°. The programme will recruit and develop "rounded" staff from a wide variety of backgrounds, using the Government's Trailblazer Apprenticeship Standards. KPMG360° will offer school and college leavers a full time role with practical experience, a competitive salary and the opportunity to work towards professional qualifications. To assist young people entering the workforce for the first time, the programme will offer apprentices a variety of routes to careers within different parts of KPMG. With an initial offering of 110 places nationally, KPMG360° will launch in September 2015 in the Birmingham, Bristol, Glasgow, Leeds, London and Manchester offices.