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....4% fall in the first quarter. Ian Geddes, head of retail at the consultancy Deloitte, said the sunny weather had brought a “Glastonbury feelgood factor” to Britain’s high streets. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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.... The upfront loan from the private sector was charged at much higher interest rates than government borrowing. The procurement cost the local authority close to £5m, between 2005 and 2012, much of which was spent on private sector consultants Deloitte LLP, Eversheds LLP and Gleeds Advisory Ltd. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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The real cost of regeneration image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 21st of July 2017 05:00:09 AM
Warm weather drives UK shoppers back to the high street image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 20th of July 2017 02:21:55 PM
....4% fall in the first quarter. Ian Geddes, head of retail at the consultancy Deloitte, said the sunny weather had brought a “Glastonbury feelgood factor” to Britain’s high streets. ...
Low-paid should receive inflation-only rises, say business leaders image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 16th of July 2017 06:13:15 PM
....Alan Clarke, head of Scotiabank’s European fixed income strategy, said food prices and air fares likely made the most notable gains last month, alongside smaller increases in alcohol costs, restaurant prices and package holidays. One of the main effects of rising inflation has been to cut disposable incomes, which, along with sluggish wages growth and rising debt levels, has meant the biggest decline in consumer confidence in more than two years, according to the Consumer Tracker report from Deloitte. ...
Skills shortage costs British businesses £2bn a year, survey finds image
.... More than half, again 53%, said they were using training to bring those new employees’ skills up to the required level. The survey follows a report by consultants Deloitte last week that highlighted the potential pressure on employers if EU migrants choose to leave. ...
Brexodus has begun. We EU nationals know staying on is too big a gamble | Joris Luyendijk image
.... Call it the Brexodus: well-educated EU nationals with the global job market at their feet turning their back on a country they had thought of as a good and safe place to make their homes. A Deloitte study, published this week, reveals that nearly half of all highly skilled EU workers could leave the UK within five years. ...
Almost half of highly skilled EU workers 'could leave UK within five years' image
....One third of non-British workers are considering leaving the UK, with highly skilled workers from the EU most likely to go, according to new research into the impact of Brexit on the jobs market. The consultancy firm Deloitte found 47% of highly skilled workers from the EU were considering leaving the UK in the next five years. ...
Maxed-out consumers of concern to Bank of England image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 25th of June 2017 06:00:22 AM
....7% to £12bn. The post-Brexit market is very different for commercial property, however, and a report from Deloitte found high levels of construction, but with less than half of the space being built let. ...
BT drops PwC following Italian accounts scandal image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 8th of June 2017 01:56:30 PM
....PwC was criticised for missing an accounting scandal at Tesco in 2014 - where it had been auditor for more than 30 years. It was later replaced by Deloitte. ...
Could growth hacking be the low-cost key to business success? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 8th of June 2017 06:00:19 AM
....”. Dutch online auction house Catawiki, was named top of Deloitte’s list of EMEA’s fastest growing companies in 2015. ...
Tesco PwC accounts probe called off image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 5th of June 2017 07:34:39 AM
.... It also agreed with the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) to spend £85m on compensating investors. PwC is no longer Tesco's auditor, having been replaced by Deloitte in 2015. ...
Oil price slides as Opec production cuts fail to impress markets image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 25th of May 2017 09:54:49 AM
.... The oil analysis group said that without an extension, prices would have collapsed next year to an annual average of $43 a barrel. Maintaining the cuts would likely set a floor price in the low $50s this year, said Deloitte, which believes the cartel made the right decision in extending rather than deepening curbs. ...
Not just Bitcoin... image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 24th of May 2017 09:07:22 AM
...."There's a number of people from family offices [and] private equity firms - they're making small bets and when you add that type of liquidity to the market, that's going to drive the price up," says Mr Crosby. This year's Consensus conference drew some big corporate names, such as insurer State Farm, carmaker Toyota, and consulting firm Deloitte. ...
Sports Direct recruiter Transline sold to rival Russell Taylor Group image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 18th of May 2017 05:16:24 PM
....The agency, which supplies workers to Sports Direct’s warehouse in Shirebrook, got into financial difficulties after losing several clients, including Amazon and Asos, in recent months. Clare Boardman and Daniel Butters, of Deloitte, the business advisory firm, were appointed as administrators on Thursday. ...
London is still a global draw despite Brexit, says British Land image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 17th of May 2017 07:59:48 AM
....”. However, a report from Deloitte suggests the prospects for property developers could worsen as there is a glut of office space in the capital. ...
Employers add a ‘cheap place to live’ to list of staff perks image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 7th of May 2017 06:00:25 AM
....50 a week. In 2015 the accountant Deloitte kicked off a scheme offering graduates joining the company a special deal if they opted to rent a flat at East Village, the former athletes’ village on the doorstep of the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in Stratford, east London. ...
UK GDP growth slower than expected as inflation bites image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 28th of April 2017 02:33:56 PM
.... There have been signs that the weak pound has already helped exporters by making their goods and services more competitive overseas. “The long-awaited slowdown is finally coming but I’d be wary of over-interpreting today’s numbers,” said Ian Stewart, the chief economist at Deloitte. ...
How can companies cut the UK's class pay gap? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 27th of April 2017 05:30:08 AM
.... In fact, more than 190 employers have signed up to the government’s Social Mobility Business Compact scheme, which aims to “address elitism and improve social mobility by encouraging businesses to open up opportunities to everyone”. As one of the lead signatories, Deloitte has introduced new ways to broaden out its recruitment. ...
Sports Direct agency Transline preparing for insolvency image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 26th of April 2017 10:49:04 AM
....Transline, the temporary employment agency that became embroiled in the Sports Direct scandal, has submitted court documents preparing the company for insolvency. The business has filed a “notice of intention of appointing administrators” at a court in Leeds, and has sounded out the accountancy firm Deloitte as a potential administrator. ...
Inflation puts the brakes on Britain's economic activity image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 24th of April 2017 06:00:04 AM
Premier League revenues soar but clubs still make a loss image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 19th of April 2017 11:05:23 PM
....6bn in 2015-16, but still struggled to make a profit. The 20 top-flight English teams made a pre-tax loss of £110m, after two consecutive seasons in the black, according to figures from Deloitte. ...
Bernard Matthews seller 'lined own pockets' by rejecting pension offer image
.... It is estimated that it could cost as much as £75m for the scheme to be bought out and run by a private insurance firm. Currently, the fund is only due to receive 1p in the pound, as part of the pre-pack model arranged by administrators Deloitte. ...
BHS workers share £1m payout over failed redundancy process image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 14th of April 2017 06:59:27 AM
....It is not the first time there has been a clash between insolvency and employment regulation. In 2014 Comet workers won a multimillion pound payout after a tribunal ruled that the company and its administrator, Deloitte, failed to consult staff properly when nearly 7,000 people were made redundant in 2012. ...
JD Sports' profits boosted by fashion for fitness wear image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 11th of April 2017 07:22:03 AM
.... . "As the well-being of all staff is a key priority for the group and it is an area where we strive continually to improve performance, the Board appointed Deloitte to conduct an independent review of the allegations made. ...
Gender pay gap image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 6th of April 2017 11:50:56 AM
....Although it is not obligatory, the government is encouraging companies to publish an "action plan" alongside their figures, demonstrating the steps they will take to close the gender pay gap within their organisation. Emma Codd, managing partner for talent at Deloitte UK, said: "For the first time people will be able to see the gender pay gap of large employers at one fixed point in time, with this gap measured and reported in a consistent way. ...
Gender pay gaps must be declared by UK companies image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 5th of April 2017 10:57:09 PM
....As of lunchtime on the first day of the new reporting rules, no companies had published information through that database. A few firms including Virgin Money and Deloitte had already published their figures prior to the government's campaign launch. ...
Should we legislate against the gender pay gap? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 5th of April 2017 01:25:35 PM
....5% gap five years earlier. And a Deloitte report last year found the gender pay gap in the UK will not close until 2069 based on current salary progression. ...
You're hired? New levy and tougher rules signal apprenticeship shakeup image
....While engineering has long relied on apprenticeships there is hope the levy will also encourage other sectors to open themselves up to employing more people through paid training schemes. The accountancy firm Deloitte says even before the levy, white collar apprenticeships were becoming more important as its sector realised the business benefits of casting a wider recruitment net. ...
Rise of robotics will upend laws and lead to human job quotas, study says image
.... “Having learned from these cases, the algorithm was able to predict the outcome of other cases with 79% accuracy . According to a study conducted by [the auditing firm] Deloitte, 100,000 jobs in the English legal sector will be automated in the next 20 years. ...
Brexit top risk for UK bosses but fears of impact receding – poll image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 3rd of April 2017 06:00:15 AM
....Fears about the effect of Brexit are receding among Britain’s company bosses – although the UK’s departure from the EU remains their top risk. Nearly a third of chief financial officers said they are more optimistic about the prospects for their company than they were three months ago – the highest level since 2015 – a poll by advisory firm Deloitte has found. ...
UK's gender pay rankings will put discrimination under spotlight image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 2nd of April 2017 12:16:22 PM
.... Women still earn significantly less than men on average and progress is laughably slow. One analysis, by consultants Deloitte, estimated that at this pace the pay gap will not be eradicated until 2069 – or 99 years after the Equal Pay Act. ...
What are the UK's highest paid apprenticeships of 2017? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 9th of March 2017 09:42:43 AM
.... English and mathematics grade B or above at GCSE. Leading professional services firms such as PwC, KPMG, Deloitte and EY offer apprenticeships that enable school leavers to become fully-qualified chartered accountants without completing a degree. ...
Australia avoids recession as GDP grows 1.1% in December quarter image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 1st of March 2017 12:43:59 AM
....Australia has now recorded 101 quarters between the June 1991 and the 2016 December quarter without two consecutive quarters of negative economic growth. Australia continues to close in on the Netherlands’ record of 103 quarters without a recession, which Deloitte Access Economics has predicted it will surpass this year. ...
ISAs 2017: How much can I invest in an ISA next tax year? image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Thursday 9th of February 2017 05:09:00 PM
.... . Deloitte said that the increase to the limit was a “welcome move to encourage savings”, while the Lifetime ISA would support the next generation. ...
Young people optimistic about economy despite Brexit, says study image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 30th of January 2017 07:00:46 AM
....A surge in optimism among young people about jobs and spare cash helped maintain robust consumer confidence in the last three months of 2016, despite fears about Brexit. Spending on essentials, such as groceries, and discretionary items, including meals out, increased as confidence among the 18-34 age group rose to its highest level since advisory firm Deloitte began its quarterly consumer tracker, according to the latest data. ...
Pokémon Go and no sign of stopping: Apple’s App Store sales boom image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 28th of January 2017 03:59:04 PM
....Apple is also making a major push into apps for businesses, otherwise known as enterprise apps. Last year, Apple chief Tim Cook announced a deal with Deloitte to develop apps that help companies go about day-to-day business. ...
Hard times for luxury Swiss watches as sales drop 10% image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 26th of January 2017 06:48:05 PM
....The Chinese president has recently vowed to “maintain our zero-tolerance attitude towards corruption and look into every case involving corruption, leaving no place to hide for corrupt officials within the party”. Karine Szegedi, head of the watch industry group at Deloitte, said the vast majority of luxury watches sold across the world are bought by Chinese people on the mainland, in Hong Kong or during holidays to Switzerland, France or the US, where they are more confident in the watches’ authenticity. ...
Deloitte helped set up Brexit department at time of leaked memo image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 22nd of January 2017 05:44:28 PM
....The accountancy firm behind the leaked memo that claimed the government had no Brexit strategy had been working in Whitehall helping to set up David Davis’s Brexit department. Deloitte, along with seven other consultancy firms, worked on a short-term contract within the Department for Exiting the EU. ...
Why we must make homes truly affordable for our key workers image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 7th of January 2017 07:00:12 AM
....Even top-end City firms are struggling to recruit graduates now that the capital has become so expensive. Accountancy firm Deloitte is offering graduate recruits the chance to rent properties in the former Olympic Village in Stratford – now known as East Village – with two weeks’ free rent and no letting fees. ...
British bosses at their most optimistic in 18 months, Deloitte finds image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 29th of December 2016 09:54:28 AM
....Optimism among Britain’s top business executives rebounded to an 18-month high at the end of 2016, but they say they are less willing to take risks in 2017 because of uncertainty surrounding Brexit. A Deloitte survey of chief financial officers (CFOs) at some of the UK’s biggest companies suggested that confidence had risen because of the unexpected resilience of the economy following the EU referendum in June. ...
UK firms' finance bosses say uncertainty is 'new normal' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 29th of December 2016 12:10:57 AM
.... . A survey by Deloitte found that 27% of 119 finance directors whom the accountancy firm questioned in the fourth quarter were more optimistic, helped by better GDP growth. ...
Home ownership by 25-year-olds halves in 20 years image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 22nd of December 2016 08:30:07 AM
.... . Lauren studied maths at university, and then got a job with accountancy firm Deloitte. ...
Italy's political class should be very alarmed if MPS needs state bailout image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 21st of December 2016 07:38:35 PM
.... So best to have the duo, in scrubbed-up form one hopes, in the market to keep the bidding competitive. Now Deloitte has similarly been banned from bidding for central government contracts for six months. ...
Deloitte apologises for Brexit memo image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 21st of December 2016 09:41:19 AM
....A consultancy firm has apologised to the government for the "disruption" caused by a leaked memo that suggested ministers had no plan for Brexit. Deloitte said it regretted the publication, adding it had proposed a plan "to put this matter behind us". ...
Deloitte apologises for Brexit memo in effort to make peace with No 10 image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 21st of December 2016 06:31:57 AM
. The accountancy firm Deloitte has taken the extraordinary step of apologising to the government and offering to stop bidding for Whitehall contracts for six months, after preparing an internal memo suggesting Downing Street had no plan for Brexit. ...
Southern rail dispute reflects workers’ growing fears about rise of automation image
....“It doesn’t remove the need for an individual but it speeds up how they work, which means you need less people to do it,” the company said. A series of studies by the professional services firm, Deloitte, has argued that the Capita move is a sign that technologies are increasingly behaving like a laxative for employers, flushing out jobs that are no longer needed. ...
Wimbledon was the most attended UK sport event in 2016 image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 14th of December 2016 09:14:01 AM
....Overall, total gates at professional sports events in the UK were 69. 8 million, down 1% on 2015, according to Deloitte's sports business group. ...
Brexit uncertainty will hold UK GDP growth back, says OBR image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 23rd of November 2016 07:14:25 PM
.... Consumer spending has continued to grow apace, economic growth was stronger than expected and unemployment has dropped to an 11-year low. Ian Stewart, chief economist at Deloitte, said the OBR’s outlook reflected that picture. ...
How will the autumn statement affect you? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 23rd of November 2016 02:59:50 PM
.... Anything already in place before April will be protected until April 2018, and arrangements for cars, accommodation and school fees will be protected until April 2021. Deloitte says that a basic rate taxpayer sacrificing £30 a month to use their workplace gym will pay an extra £72 a year in tax, while their employer will pay an extra £50 a year in national insurance. ...
Council ponders workplace parking levy image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 22nd of November 2016 01:20:53 AM
.... . Accountancy firms like Deloitte charge their employees for using valuable car park spaces in order to ensure fairness between drivers and people who walk to work. ...
May just about manages to hold CBI's attention - thanks to a moth image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 21st of November 2016 07:09:05 PM
.... Business leaders aren’t that keen on hearing how only 35% of the country trust them from someone even fewer people trust to have a convincing plan. A further piece of unfortunate timing was that Deloitte were sponsoring the conference and Theresa had to make her speech with their logo on the screen behind her. ...
Fears Philip Hammond will launch workers tax raid in Autumn Statement image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Monday 21st of November 2016 04:22:00 PM
....It comes after a government consultation around salary sacrifice arrangements, which recommended benefits be taxed, with the exception of pension contributions, childcare or cycle to work schemes. Mark Groom, employment tax partner at Deloitte, said: “Benefits currently afforded a favourable tax treatment will be most impacted. ...
Philip Hammond 'to mount tax raid on employee benefits' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 21st of November 2016 01:01:37 PM
.... Employees reduce their income tax bill. Mark Groom, an employment tax partner at Deloitte, said it was unclear, even to the Treasury, what the value of such a move would be, but the sums involved were “relatively small beer”. ...
Barcelona signs sponsorship deal with Rakuten image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 16th of November 2016 06:52:02 PM
....The extra money for Barcelona will help it to pay for the planned expansion of its Nou Camp stadium to 105,000 seats. According to this year's Deloitte Football Money League, the richest club in the world was Real Madrid, followed by Barcelona and Manchester United. ...
Mandarin lessons image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 16th of November 2016 12:29:40 AM
....". Chinese companies now own 31% of infrastructure projects in Kenya, according to the consultancy firm Deloitte - a figure that rises to over 50% when considering construction and education programmes. ...
Office construction in central London hits eight-year high image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 15th of November 2016 12:01:01 AM
....Bank bosses have warned that the industry could withdraw operations from London due to the uncertainty surrounding Britain’s departure from the European Union, with Sir Howard Davies, the chairman of Royal Bank of Scotland, the latest to speak out. However, Chris Lewis, head of occupier advisory at Deloitte Real Estate, said the figures showed the capital was resilient. ...
Ex-Autonomy director accused by US prosecutors of elaborate financial fraud image
....1bn in damages in what is believed to be the largest ever civil prosecution against British nationals. Its suit claims Hogenson, Autonomy’s US finance chief, was dismissed after raising concerns with the firm’s auditor, Deloitte, and with the then UK regulator, the Financial Services Authority (FSA). ...
Study says 850,000 UK public sector jobs could be automated by 2030 image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 24th of October 2016 11:01:07 PM
....More than 850,000 public sector jobs could be lost by 2030 through automation, according to a study that comes as a further blow after hundreds of thousands of jobs disappeared following the government’s austerity cuts. The research conducted by Oxford University and Deloitte, the business advisory firm, found that the 1. ...
The business of hedging image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 14th of October 2016 03:09:51 PM
....The impact of changes to market prices can have a devastating effect on profits, so companies will seek to shield the sensitivities of their core business. "Companies hedge for a variety of reasons, but they all come down the same thing," says Karlien Porré, a partner in Deloitte's global treasury advisory services practice. ...
Louis Vuitton handbags 'cheapest in London' after Brexit vote image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 12th of October 2016 03:16:25 PM
.... . According to research from Deloitte, items from the designer and other luxury goods now cost less in Britain in dollar terms than anywhere else. ...
RBS squeezed struggling businesses to boost profits, leak reveals image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 10th of October 2016 05:01:16 AM
....2bn in just one year, 2011. They also show RBS's own auditor, Deloitte, was concerned there was a "reputational risk" of "perceived conflicts of interest". ...
Bernard Matthews creditors told '£23m debts' will not be paid image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 7th of October 2016 11:12:28 AM
....Creditors have now received a letter from the administrator to say they will not get paid or receive compensation. Deloitte said it was a "typical insolvency where there was not enough money to pay everyone back". ...
Is your phone taking over your life? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 26th of September 2016 02:29:22 PM
....New research has found that over a third of people regularly check their mobiles in the middle of the night, while 15 million are having their sleep patterns disrupted. The survey by Deloitte also found that one in three adults have argued with their partner about how much they use their phone. ...
UK 'has never been more addicted to smartphones' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 25th of September 2016 11:01:59 PM
....If you've ever woken up in the middle of the night and immediately checked your phone then you're not alone. People in the UK have never been more addicted to their smartphones, according to a report from Deloitte. ...
Gender pay gap to remain until 2069, report says image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Saturday 24th of September 2016 09:25:37 AM
.... . Accountancy firm Deloitte said the hourly pay gap between men and women of 9. ...
Man Utd first UK football club to earn £500m in a year image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 12th of September 2016 11:37:20 AM
....3m. To put it into context, that figure would have put United 11th in the latest Deloitte Rich List, ahead of Tottenham, both Milan clubs and Roma. ...
Former Tesco directors charged with fraud over accounting scandal image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 9th of September 2016 11:35:32 AM
....The scandal came to light after a whistleblower alerted the company’s new chief executive, Dave Lewis, who took over in September 2014. A team of forensic accountants from Deloitte then established that Tesco had artificially inflated an estimate of first-half profits given to the City in August 2014. ...
Investors risk losing £8m in failed 'mini-bonds' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 7th of September 2016 03:21:56 PM
.... It was accused of offering “ongoing fraudulent and unregistered” securities, and ordered to stop trading. Soon after, the Guernsey-based Providence Global, the holding company for Providence’s non-US interests, was compulsorily wound up, and now Deloitte has stepped in as administrator to the bonds. ...
Smartphones: should they be left at the school gates? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 3rd of September 2016 06:00:23 AM
.... These are the averages for adults; we can safely assume the figures for teenagers will be much higher. The same research, by Deloitte, found that one-fifth of 18- to 24-year-olds are looking at their smartphones when crossing the road. ...
Big spenders image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 31st of August 2016 01:03:44 PM
....Summer football transfer spending by Premier League clubs in England has risen for the sixth year in a row. According to figures from the sports business unit at Deloitte, clubs' total gross spending in the now-closed transfer window was £1. ...
Chinese firm 'eyes Liverpool FC stake' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 21st of August 2016 11:49:56 AM
....In December last year, Manchester City's parent company, City Football Group, sold a 13% stake, worth £265m, to a consortium of Chinese investors. According to Deloitte's Football Money League, Liverpool are the ninth richest football club in the world, with revenues of €391. ...
Firms giving advice on aggressive tax avoidance could face large fines image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 16th of August 2016 11:01:16 PM
....It follows prime minister Theresa May’s pledge last month to clamp down on corporate tax avoidance – widely seen as part of an appeal to working-class Britons struggling with their finances. Firms including PriceWaterhouseCoopers, KPMG, Deloitte and Ernst & Young and a select band of tax lawyers have previously been accused by MPs on the public accounts committee (PAC) of helping major corporate clients to minimise tax by exploiting complex schemes. ...
KPMG changes graduate interviews to suit millennials image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 31st of July 2016 11:09:12 PM
....The US investment bank has now switched to video interviews with first-round undergraduate candidates, in a move aimed at helping it to attract graduate recruits from a broader range of disciplines. And last year, professional services firm professional services firm Deloitte said it had changed its selection process so recruiters did not know where candidates had gone to school or university. ...

BBC brings 85 presenters on staff after being told to ditch personal service companies
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....The government has tried to crack down on the practice across the public sector, with the House of Commons public accounts committee describing it as “staggeringly inappropriate". In 2012 the BBC pledged to review the arrangements of 131 presenters who Deloitte, the financial services firm, said have “engagements with attributes akin to employment and should be reviewed by the BBC as a high priority”. ...
Brexit fallout to hit UK economic growth: EY Item Club image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 17th of July 2016 11:16:42 PM
....". A new survey from Deloitte found 82% of chief financial officers of both FTSE 350 and large privately owned companies expected to cut capital spending in the next year. ...

Robots will replace a quarter of business services workers by 2035, says Deloitte
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Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 4th of July 2016 02:26:19 PM
....The rapid development of robots and the artificial intelligence software that powers them has raised concerns. About one in three existing jobs in the UK could be done by machines within two decades, according to a study by Oxford University and Deloitte. ...
I never thought Chappell would run BHS, says man who facilitated his bid image
....MPs on the work and pensions committee and business, innovation and skills committee are investigating how the BHS’s pension scheme ended up heavily in deficit and why Green sold the company to Chappell. In the latest hearing, MPs also heard from Alex Dellal, a property tycoon who helped to finance Chappell’s takeover of BHS, and Neville Kahn of Deloitte, a key adviser to Green. ...
Accountancy regulator to probe PwC audit of BHS image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 27th of June 2016 10:47:30 AM
....FRC's biggest financial penalty to date has been the £3. 5m imposed on Deloitte as a result of advice it gave investors involved in collapsed British carmaker MG Rover. ...

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