How a conversation can change lives

Language is the greatest barrier to employment for many refugees. That is why Natalie Lesbirel, an executive assistant at Deloitte in Manchester, recently volunteered to sit down and talk to refugee women as part of an English conversation clubs initiative - just one way in which Deloitte is helping to change lives as part of 
One Million Futures. 

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Posted on 22/02/2018 | 0 Comments

Crane Survey: Manchester- one of Europe's fastest growing cities

 Cranes continue to dominate the Manchester skyline as residential development maintains its upward trajectory, exceeding 2008 levels for the second year running, according to Deloitte Real Estate’s Manchester Crane Survey.

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Posted on 30/01/2018 | 0 Comments

Manchester named global city of the future

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Manchester has secured its position amongst the globe’s top smart city destinations of the future, according to a major new study analysing urban mobility by Deloitte.

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Posted on 18/01/2018 | 0 Comments

New Honorary Consul of Japan appointed in Manchester


 Deloitte partner Jo Ahmed has been appointed by the Japanese Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan as Honorary Consul of Japan in Manchester to further boost the relationship between Manchester and Japan.

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Posted on 04/01/2018 | 0 Comments

Brexit and Financial Services- beyond the M25

There is much debate around what impact Brexit will have on London as the leading international financial centre, but about half of the industry’s gross value is actually generated outside the M25. As Deloitte’s managing partner for regional markets and the newly appointed TheCityUK Chair for Greater Manchester, I am delighted to have a role in championing the in the North West and contributing to its long-term success.

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Posted on 06/12/2017 | 0 Comments

Cross border tech deals involving North West firms more than doubles

New analysis found that the  number of outbound cross-border deals involving north west technology, media and telecoms (TMT) businesses over the last two years has more than doubled. 

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Posted on 01/12/2017 | 0 Comments

Manchester comes top for regional hotel investment


Manchester has retained its position as the most attractive hotel investment destination in England outside of London.

The city has outperformed Cambridge, Oxford, and Bath, according to our annual survey of senior hospitality industry leaders. 

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Posted on 17/11/2017 | 0 Comments

India trade delegation joins Deloitte Diwali celebration

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Deloitte is continuing to put Manchester on the map with businesses in India at its fourth annual Diwali celebration dinner.

As part of Manchester’s combined efforts, we have been working with MIDAS and the Department for International Trade to help deliver the strategy that will enable the city to build its profile in India and strengthen opportunities around trade and investment.

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Posted on 10/11/2017 | 0 Comments

North West TMT clusters home to 755 businesses

The technology, media and telecoms sector in the North West continues to thrive, with the region’s six key clusters now home to 755 companies, according to new research.

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Posted on 15/09/2017 | 0 Comments

Overseas investment into region soaring

Investment into North West-based companies from overseas has increased dramatically in the first half of 2017 when compared with the same period last year.

Our latest Cross Border Deals Radar, conducted in partnership with Experian Corpfin, reveals that the value of inbound deals has nearly trebled over the last 12 months – up to £1.1bn from £305m in 2016.

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Posted on 14/08/2017 | 0 Comments

Disrupting the disruption – the effect of digital disruption on real estate, infrastructure and the construction industry


Digital disruption is something that working in property and construction we hear a lot about. According to some, robots are coming to take our jobs and soon we won’t need to learn to drive either. Without sounding sceptical, this is currently quite a far cry from the industry we work in. Property, infrastructure and construction in general is still a rather traditional industry when it comes to how we work, albeit some technology advancements.

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Posted on 22/06/2017 | 0 Comments