UK Public Finance Results Highlight Need for Government Cutbacks
Data released today by the UK Office for National Statistics showed that public sector net borrowing excluding financial interventions for June 2014 was £11.4 billion, £3.8 billion higher than last June.
Divide Between CMOs and CIOs Narrows, but Companies Still Struggle to Deliver Integrated Digital Marketing Solutions, New Accenture Research Shows
Chief marketing officers (CMOs) and chief information officers (CIOs) say they are working more collaboratively than in the past to take advantage of digital opportunities, but they remain at odds on a number of issues involving how to drive integrated digital marketing solutions for their customers, according to a new study by Accenture.
Champagne Summer for Financial Services Providers?
The coming months should be bumper ones for all connected with retail financial services. The Q3 JGFR/GfK Financial Activity Barometer shows demand across savings, investment and borrowing products at its highest since the spring of 2006.
Frost & Sullivan: Health Information Exchange Systems are Critical to the Integration of Healthcare Services
Health information technology providers must develop dynamic and easy-to-install information systems to dispel client concerns about interoperability and compatibility.
Manufacturing Orders and Employment Growth Edge Up Further - CBI Survey
Domestic orders power manufacturing recovery.
Virgin Media Business powers healthcare in the home through new deal with Sirona
Virgin Media Business has today announced it will supply one of the UK’s most innovative community health providers with 4G mobile connectivity, in partnership with EE, to support the delivery of home healthcare to patients across the UK.
Best half-year ever for Simon-Kucher
Consultancy boosts revenue by 14 percent.
Atos is positioned in “Leaders” quadrant for Data Center Outsourcing and Infrastructure Utility Services in Europe
Evaluation based on completeness of vision and ability to execute.
Roland Berger Study on the State of the European Banking Industry - 2014 Edition
A second year of recovery for the European Banking Industry but still far from ROE expected from investors.
Fiona Czerniawska, Managing Director of leading global consulting market analysts, Source Information Services comments on EY’s acquisition of The Parthenon Group
“EY’s acquisition of The Parthenon Group is both a predictable response to Deloitte acquiring Monitor and PwC acquiring Booz, and an astute choice, because The Parthenon Group is a relatively new firm with a good reputation.
A buoyant 2013 for Eastern Europe and Russian consulting markets…may not last
The Eastern European and Russian consulting markets enjoyed healthy levels of growth in 2013, according to a new Source Information Services (Source) report, released today (22nd July 2014).
EY ITEM Club Upgrades U.K. GDP Outlook
UK economy ‘hits the sweet spot’, says EY ITEM Club Summer Forecast.
Deloitte Consumer Tracker: Confidence Gathers Pace Across the UK
Consumer confidence continues to improve and is now four points higher than a year ago.
PwC Announces Investment to Accelerate Africa Growth Opportunities
PwC has today announced it is increasing its investment in Africa and building closer links between PwC UK and PwC Africa, to meet increased demand for professional services as trade activity between the two regions grows.
IBM and Monitise Help Financial Institutions Capitalise on Commerce
Global Strategic Alliance will enable clients to deploy new mobile banking, payments and commerce solutions via the cloud to better engage customers.
EEF Comments on Vince Cable's Innovation Speech
Commenting on Vince Cable's speech today (Tuesday 22 July), in which he highlights the vital role that Government support can play in boosting innovation in the private sector, Ms Lee Hopley, Chief Economist at EEF, the manufacturers' organisation, says.
FMCGs Pay “Lip Service” to Corporate Responsibility, According to Their Customers
Consumers are highly cynical about FMCGs' corporate responsibility programmes * One quarter switched brands after a recommendation from a friend on social media.
Salary Inflation at Record High as Permanent Candidate Numbers Plummet
June's Bank of Scotland Report on Jobs showed a further tightening of conditions in Scotland's labour market, with salary inflation pushed to the highest in the survey's history on the back of stronger demand for staff and a record drop in permanent candidate availability.
When it comes to digitization, consulting firms shouldn’t just preach.
Data explosion! Exponential technology! Change is coming now! Amen to that writes Ed Haigh, Director of Source.
BoE: Trends in Lending Figures – UK Lenders Starting to Support Business Investment Plans
According to Bank of England Trends in Lending figures released today net lending to UK businesses was positive in the three months to May, in contrast to a negative flow in the previous period.
Global Innovation Index 2014: Switzerland, UK and Sweden Lead Rankings with Encouraging Signs from Sub-Saharan Africa
Released jointly by WIPO, Cornell University, INSEAD and its Global Innovation Index 2014 edition Knowledge Partners, the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), du and Huawei.
Key industry figures meet to agree steps towards development of a Modern, Resource Efficient Economy
Laura Sandys MP reinforced her provocation to shake up the waste industry yesterday at a meeting of 100 industry figures all in support of the growth of a circular economy in the UK.
EY and The Parthenon Group agree to combine, building on EY's strategic advisory capabilities
The Parthenon Group, a global strategy consultancy with 300 professionals in offices in Boston, London, Mumbai, San Francisco, Shanghai and Singapore, has signed an agreement to combine its operations worldwide with EY, subject to the satisfaction of agreed conditions.
Arthur D. Little announces the election of its Chief Executive Officer, Board of Directors and Committees
Ignacio Garcia-Alves will serve another term as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer.
Pharmaceutical M&A activity creates greater demand for healthcare contractors
Increased levels of M&A activity in the pharmaceutical sector has led to greater demand for healthcare contractors, according to the latest research from giant group.