Consulting News

21-Nov-2014
How to Prepare for Numerical Reasoning Tests

During your hunt for the perfect consulting position, you're likely to come upon a numerical reasoning test. These tests are used to measure how well you can calculate the basic operations necessary for consulting, and are implemented by many of the top consulting firms.

21-Nov-2014
4 Easy Steps to Web-Based Accounting

Keeping an up-to-date record of your financial activities is an essential part of running a business. Web-based accounting systems can offer useful features for small business owners – and more and more are choosing to take their accounting online.

21-Nov-2014
FCA Fines RBS, Natwest and Ulster Bank Ltd £42 Million for IT Failures

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has today fined the Royal Bank of Scotland Plc, (“RBS”) National Westminster Bank Plc (“NatWest”) and Ulster Bank Ltd (“Ulster Bank”) (the “Banks”) £42 million for IT failures which occurred in June 2012 and meant that the Banks' customers could not access banking services.

19-Nov-2014
The placebo effect?

The originators of ‘the Game’ have applied the NLP techniques of rapport building and post-hypnotic suggestion to dating. Mick James considers the ethics involved.

19-Nov-2014
Virgin Media Business 2015 predictions

Virgin Media Business predicts what 2015 will hold in tech including the expansion of big data, personalisation of content, flexible working and the battle between content sharing and privacy.

18-Nov-2014
Deloitte Consumer Spending Index Slightly Dips

New York, November 17, 2014 — The Deloitte Consumer Spending Index (Index) marginally dipped in October after two months of consecutive increases. The Index tracks consumer cash flow as an indicator of future consumer spending.

17-Nov-2014
Practicus joins MCA

The MCA (Management Consultancies Association) has announced that Practicus has joined as a member. This is the Association’s 12th new member of 2014.