Remote access to pro bono work
A new charity has come up with a way for consultants in the UK to give something back without taking time out of their career. Our management consultancy columnist Mick James reports.
Why the NHS needs interim managers to drive change
Jason Atkinson, joint managing director Russam GMS and former chairman of the Interim Management Association (IMA).
Equiteq bolsters its global M&A service with new USA appointment
David Jorgenson has joined consulting firm M&A specialist, Equiteq as its Global Head of M&A, in its New York office.
Which digit do you use for digital technology?
Did you know that the use of mobile devices is having a physical impact on us? E-Commerce guru Roger Sumner-Rivers, MD of international couriers ParcelHero.com, says: “How we perform the simple act of ringing a doorbell has been changed by the use of mobile devices.
Top tips for UK exporters facing a strong sterling
The UK economy is registering growth levels higher than before the financial crisis. This has been reflected in sterling performance, which, although fluctuating, has been strong on the whole.
Agents Appointed to Sell the Iconic Gherkin in the City of London
Savills and Deloitte Real Estate have been jointly instructed to sell The Gherkin at 30 St Mary Axe in the City of London following the appointment of Phil Bowers, Neville Kahn and Alex Adam of Deloitte LLP as the Joint Fixed Charge Receivers on the landmark office building.
The End of the Office? PwC Future of Work Report
The traditional nine to five office environment could soon become a thing of the past according to a new report by PwC: 'The future of work: A journey to 2022'.
Deltek and Saunderson House are First MCA Associate Members
Deltek and Saunderson House are the first two organisations to join the Management Consultancies Association’s new Associate Membership Scheme. Only those companies which support the objectives of the MCA and the management consulting industry in the UK can apply to become associate members.
Threat perception drives investment in security technologies
In an uncertain economic environment, integrated security systems that drive down prices will be in demand.
Financial Services Vacancies on the Rise as Employers Search for Fresh Talent
Vacancy levels in the financial services sector have risen by around 7%, according to year-on-year statistics released this month by one of the UK's leading professional specialist recruiters.
Profit Warnings Reach Highest First Half Total Since 2011, Reveals EY
137 warnings in the first six months of 2014 - the highest first half total since 2011 * High level of competition, margin pressure and currency headwinds dent profit expectations.
Baringa Partners Announced as National Business Awards Finalist
Today, Baringa Partners has been shortlisted for the Employer of the Year award for the 2014 National Business Awards. Baringa Partners is a specialist management consultancy serving the energy and financial services sectors.
Frost & Sullivan: Integration of Services is Crucial for Patient-Centric Healthcare Systems
Sound technological infrastructure will be essential to enable effective healthcare delivery.
EMEA outsourcing activity hits record high
Strong IT outsourcing activity drives growth in UK, Germany and France.
Career crossroads for elite graduates in battle of the geeks vs suits
While university careers fairs are once more populated by the usual collection of FTSE-100 blue chips and professional services firms, a whole host of “Silicon Roundabout” companies will be competing for the first time for the talent to propel their meteoric rise to billion-dollar IPO.
Interactive resource offers insight into customer communication
Leading cloud contact centre vendor NewVoiceMedia has created an interactive graphic which allows users to compare and contrast the customer service of contact centres across the globe.
Does love blind us when it comes to football? 15,000 fans show their true colours
The Business Analytics team surveyed the rest of Capgemini group around the world to see how they thought their teams would fare in the World Cup. Each of the 15,000 responses predicted where they thought each team would exit the competition – the results were surprising.
Deloitte Consumer Spending Index Reverses Course
NEW YORK, July 25, 2014 -- The Deloitte Consumer Spending Index (Index) reversed course, showing an increase in June. The Index tracks consumer cash flow as an indicator of future consumer spending.
UK Life Insurance Customers Prefer Buying Policies Online but Personal Touch is Important for Advice, According to Accenture Research
Independent financial advisors are the dominant sales channel, with more than one-third of all policy sales in the past 12 months.
Young wealth creators key to generating jobs and growth in UK cities, says KPMG
With some of the lowest gross domestic product (GDP) rates in the developed world, UK cities outside London must reinvent themselves as magnets for young wealth creators, in order to generate long terms economic growth, according to the new research by KPMG.
Smartphone Searches: A Recipe for Grocery Sales Success
All Device grocery search volumes grew 22% in the second quarter of 2014 compared with the same quarter a year earlier.
Digitalization and social media: Tomorrow's companies are smarter, more social and better connected
New publication from Roland Berger and the University of Münster: Social media creates new opportunities for customer retention and innovation management.
Why Accenture Strategy makes sense
"Will it get off the runway?" asks Fiona Czerniawska, co-Founder of Source.
Reactive Statement - UK Digital Taskforce Report on UK Digital Technology
The UK Digital Skills Taskforce published its report this morning on digital technology in the UK, and Virgin Media Business supports the aims that the UK really needs to support digital skills to sustain future work forces.
Sale of International Development Consultancy to AECOM
Equiteq LLP is pleased to announce the sales of its client, ACE International Consultants (ACE), to AECOM Technology Corporation. The deal was completed on 10th July 2014.