Sponsorship in Deloitte in Scotland

A day in the life of… Lynsey Robinson

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In this instalment of “a day in the life of…” we speak to Lynsey Robinson, a Senior Manager in Deloitte’s Risk Advisory practice. Taking time out from her busy routine, she talks us through a day at Deloitte and explains how her love of lists, watching rugby and training for marathons helps her achieve the perfect work-life balance…

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Posted on 03/08/2016 | 0 Comments

Cheeky Chompers chew up the benefits of Entrepreneurial Scotland Award success

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Julie Wilson and Amy Livingstone, founders of baby brand Cheeky Chompers, talk about their experience of setting up their company and how Entrepreneurial Scotland’s Entrepreneur of the Year Awards has helped them bite into business…

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Posted on 27/07/2016 | 0 Comments

Granite, creating an epic piece of event theatre by and for the people of Aberdeen

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Simon Sharkey, Director of Granite reflects on his journey creating an epic piece of event theatre by and for the people of Aberdeen.

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Posted on 16/06/2016 | 0 Comments

Spring has sprung for Scottish FinTech…and summer is on its way

 

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On a cold winter’s morning in December last year, Bela from The Infinite Kind and I sat down and started to plan the next FinTech Hackathon in Edinburgh. 

I suggested we host in the Deloitte office…now for those of you that have been here you will know that it is a beautiful, gleaming, space that we spend time with our clients in…all very civilised…and in my mind perfect to invite and help 50+ ‘hackers’ to run riot and create new applications for the changing world of Finance!

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Posted on 07/04/2016 | 0 Comments

GRANITE – The Journey So Far

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The National Theatre of Scotland has an international reputation for creating pioneering programmes that get right into the heart of communities, encourage participation and sometimes even change lives. Granite is the most ambitious project we’ve ever undertaken in our ten year history – a major piece of site-specific theatre, made by and for Aberdeen that will tell the story of an entire city, and its people.

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Posted on 10/02/2016 | 0 Comments

Deloitte in 2015: our commitments to Scotland

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The festive period is a time of reflection. And looking back over the last 12 months, I can safely say 2015 was a big year for Deloitte and for me.

This will be my first Christmas as Senior Partner for Deloitte in Scotland and Northern Ireland; a role I’m honoured to hold. I’ve inherited a fantastic team, which has helped make the transition that bit easier, and I’ve been inspired by the brilliant clients the firm gets to work with every day.

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Posted on 17/12/2015 | 0 Comments

Five learnings from a FinTech hackathon

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Scotland has long been recognised as a country that punches above its weight when it comes to the number of innovators and pioneers that have blessed our shores. The development of new products, solutions and services forms an integral part of our national identity and is actively encouraged and supported. 

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Posted on 27/11/2015 | 0 Comments

Get set for a bright future: an evening celebrating Scotland’s entrepreneurs

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Richard Slater, Partner and Head of Private Markets for Deloitte in Scotland reflects on an evening at Entrepreneurial Scotland’s Entrepreneur of the Year Awards 2015.

Scotland’s top entrepreneurs brought the Glasgow City Hotel to life on Wednesday night with anticipation at the Entrepreneurial Scotland’s Entrepreneur of the Year Awards 2015.

Deloitte was proud sponsor of the Awards, celebrating everything that is great about entrepreneurship in Scotland.

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Posted on 27/11/2015 | 0 Comments

'Banking industry must raise it's game' by Dame Colette Bowe, Banking Standards Board

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Ahead of the Deloitte UK Young Banker of the Year awards, Dame Colette Bowe, Chairman of the Banking Standards Board, discusses the importance of rebuilding trust in the banking industry and the role that the Banking Standards Board has to play within that. 

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Posted on 10/09/2015 | 0 Comments

Looking to the future of British Banking

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The UK financial services industry is evolving faster than ever before. There are two lenses through which this process can be viewed.

From one, it could be argued that the sector is in its best shape since the economic crisis began. Through the other, the increasing demands of regulatory change, the rise of the ‘challenger banks’ and customers’ ever-changing expectations present significant challenges. Ultimately, and through either view, we’re seeing the industry transform before our very eyes.

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Posted on 03/09/2015 | 0 Comments