Supporting start-ups to scale up

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By Rich Hurley, Partner, Deloitte Digital, Scotland

Glasgow-based fintech company, Castlight Financial, is targeting international expansion after triumphing at Deloitte’s inaugural Disrupt the Enterprise event in Scotland.

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Posted on 12/05/2017 | 0 Comments

A few assets and too many liabilities - Deloitte takes part in Edinburgh Marathon Festival

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By Jim Boyle, Partner, Audit & Assurance, Deloitte Scotland

On Saturday 27 May 2017, in what is believed to be the biggest ever Deloitte Scotland mass participation sporting or charitable event, over 60 employees from Deloitte's Edinburgh office will be running the Edinburgh Marathon Festival 10k.

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Posted on 08/05/2017 | 0 Comments

How Digital can transform oil and gas supply chain and operations

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By Nick Clark, Director, Deloitte

The oil and gas supply chain may have gone through a challenging few years, but the industry is on the cusp of another period of substantial change – one we’ve already seen take hold in other sectors. Digital transformation is opening up huge opportunities to operators, service companies, and suppliers – but it’s a double-edged sword.

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Posted on 28/04/2017 | 0 Comments

Disrupt the Enterprise: five ways corporates can help start-ups excel in Scotland

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Young companies have the potential to completely transform the Scottish economy and its business landscape. Their energy and bravery are causing the ears of larger, more established businesses across Scotland to prick up; listening and paying close attention to the moves they are making.

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Posted on 12/04/2017 | 0 Comments

Edinburgh Greenhouse and Studio point’s way forward for Deloitte’s digital future

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Left, Rich Hurley, Deloitte Digital Partner and Right, Jonathan Meddes, Deloitte Digital Director 

By Rich Hurley, Partner, Deloitte Digital, Scotland

Deloitte has unveiled the next stage of its evolution in Scotland, with the opening of its new Greenhouse in Edinburgh and the continued expansion of Deloitte Digital’s Edinburgh Studio.

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Posted on 07/04/2017 | 0 Comments

The Age of the Data Scientist – Data Changes Everything..


Kent Mackenzie, Director, Risk Advisory, Deloitte

At some point in the late 1800’s the creation of the industrial printing press led to what became known as ‘the age of the editor’ when suddenly as a society we could not consume all the text being created and had to find ways of editing what we were publishing and reading to make it meaningful.  Fast forward 100 years or so and the exponential growth and ‘democratisation’ of data is creating a new age – the age of the data scientist.

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Posted on 17/03/2017 | 0 Comments

Low level of changes to be applauded, but some further detail still to come from final Spring Budget

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By Garry Tetley, Tax Partner at Deloitte Scotland

In the “final” Spring Budget for Chancellor Philip Hammond, there wasn’t a raft of tax changes announced, or much news specific to Scotland – but a number of the changes made across the UK will affect Scottish businesses and taxpayers.

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Posted on 09/03/2017 | 0 Comments

Be bold for change: support International Women’s Day 2017

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By Stacey Winters, Sector Leader in the UK for Aerospace and Defence, Deloitte

To be bold means showing a willingness to take risks, to be confident and courageous, and have a strong and vivid appearance. These traits don’t always come easy to people, and sadly even less so among women – particularly in the workplace.

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Posted on 08/03/2017 | 0 Comments

Time to combine ideas, rather than local authorities


By Angela Mitchell, Partner and Local Public Services Lead, Deloitte

Over the last few years, the debate about Scotland’s councils seems to have focused heavily on the issue of how many of them there are.

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Posted on 28/02/2017 | 0 Comments

Carlyle CFO Series: The Journey to Non-Executive

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By Michael Dickson and James Colhoun, Carlyle 

Recently, Carlyle hosted a CFO event, focused on ‘The Journey to Non-Executive’. Inspired by the increasing requirement for organisations to have non-executives from finance backgrounds, Carlyle invited a group of experienced CFOs and non-executives to debate the current and future opportunities and challenges faced by senior finance professionals in non-executive roles. 

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Posted on 15/02/2017 | 0 Comments

Why focusing on the bottom line will get more women to the top in technology


By Mary Harper, head of strategy for customer, digital and data at Standard Life.

It’s 2017, and over the last few years there has been a rise across the globe in conversations surrounding equality between men and women in the workplace.

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Posted on 09/02/2017 | 0 Comments