Autumn Statement 2013: CBI full reaction
The CBI today gave its full reaction to the Autumn Statement.
PwC - Merry go round high streets
Autumn Statement 2013: PwC comments on business rates.
Chancellor’s Autumn statement needs to encourage entrepreneurs
With signs of recovery finally appearing the Chancellor needs to offer encouragement to entrepreneurs to secure future growth.
National Infrastructure Plan Response - Management Consultancies Association welcomes the plan but laments “Missed Opportunities”
The Government’s latest refresh of its National Infrastructure Plan has been welcomed by MCA Think Tank Director, Paul Connolly.
Escaping the past
The recent outages that compromised Cyber Monday shopping demonstrate how the legacy of the past hampers the banks, says our management consultancy columnist Mick James; he wonders if there is still time to undo history, dismantle the publicly-run behemoths and set up small, agile units with a robust, stripped down systems architecture – and perhaps pay a fair price for their services.
Frost & Sullivan makes prognosis for the global healthcare market
A new insight – based on a 2013 Search for Growth survey –identifies key areas of eHealth technology and convergence with other industries.
CBI responds to Treasury infrastructure announcement
The CBI has responded to an announcement by HM Treasury ahead of the launch of the Fourth National Infrastructure Plan.
Collaborate and thrive - are you inspiring or just instructing the next business generation?
In a complex, volatile, and uncertain world, a ‘top-down’ leadership style cannot sustain growth, innovation and creativity, writes Ray Lamb, leadership coach at The Learning Corporation.
Take a view on the video for you
As technology evolves, so do our marketing methods; and right now we’re in the golden age of video.
“Thought followership” rife in consultancy marketing
Research released today from strategy and communications consultancy Man Bites Dog has found that the majority of consultancy marketers see thought leadership as the greatest source of differentiation, yet over 80% are forced by company partners to cover the same topics as competitors.
Capco wins award for staff participation initiative
Award recognises Capco’s internal communications tool for best practice, innovation and excellence.
Wilkins Kennedy strengthens insolvency team
Top 25 UK chartered accountancy and business advisory firm Wilkins Kennedy LLP has strengthened its insolvency team with the appointment of insolvency specialist Louise Brittain as a new partner, effective immediately.
How to bounce back from presentation brain freeze
Christina Hession of Toastmasters International offers 10 tips to help you prevent or get over ‘brain freeze’ during a presentation.
Brazilian consulting market up 8% to $1.4bn
Consulting market outpaces GDP but margins have been squeezed.
Citation offers best practice guidelines for social networking at work
While the benefits of social networking to a company are clear, the dangers should not be underestimated.
Elizabeth Gooch recognised as a technology game-changer
Entrepreneur’s efforts acknowledged as ‘game changing’ within technology.
Roland Berger adds to restructuring strengths
With Dr Christian Fischer now on board, Roland Berger Strategy Consultants has gained an experienced restructurer and manager as a new Partner.
UK remains attractive on tax but media and political debate may deter investment
The UK’s tax regime has maintained its position as one of the most attractive against key competitors as perceived by executives in large businesses operating in Britain, according to KPMG’s seventh annual survey of tax competitiveness.
Increased production and orders drives manufacturing job creation
The UK Manufacturing PMI for November rose to 58.
November sees a one point drop in consumer confidence
GfK’s UK Consumer Confidence Index has dropped one point this month to -12.
Mott Macdonald director becomes MCA vice president
The Management Consultancies Association (MCA), the trade association for UK-based management consulting firms, has elected Mott MacDonald’s Stephen Cavanagh as its vice president.
Digital techniques are altering the way that companies view their IT strategies and infrastructure investments – and the way in which consultancy is being delivered, says Mick James, our management consultancy columnist.
UK retailers tackle the online threat with technology
As the countdown to Black Friday begins, traditional High Street traders are embracing new mobile technology to monitor customer behaviour and steal a march on their online rivals.
FTI acquires Distinct Business Consulting
Equiteq LLP is pleased to announce the sale of its client, Distinct Business Consulting (formerly the European/USA practice of WD Scott, an Australian headquartered consulting firm), to FTI Consulting.
XOR acquired by Company85
Investment signals growth opportunities in UK IT services - joint business will provide consulting services to UK IT channel.
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