The Time is Now – The General Data Protection Regulation

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By Pete Balmforth, Deloitte Technology Risk Specialist based in the North East

Are businesses ready to comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)?  The answer from recent Deloitte research is that only 15% of organisations expect to be fully compliant by the deadline, in May 2018, with the majority of organisations instead targeting a risk-based, defensible position.

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Posted on 27/11/2017 | 0 Comments

Autumn Budget 2017 – Who are the winners and losers?

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By Richard Harries, Associate Director, Deloitte 

Without a doubt, Budget Day 2017 was one of the less hyped Budget Days of recent years. Many key policy themes – although not announcements - were shared with the media in the build-up.

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Posted on 28/11/2017 | 0 Comments

Why scale-ups are so important to the North East economy

 

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By Stephen Hall, Office Senior Partner, Deloitte North East

Global Entrepreneurship Week takes place each November across more than 170 countries, and once again the North East is using the event to showcase the successes of many of its aspirational businesses.

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Posted on 13/11/2017 | 0 Comments

Making agile work for everyone

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By Carey Stuart, Audit Senior Manager, Deloitte

When returning from maternity leave, I felt there was more we could do as a firm to create opportunities for those, like myself, who wanted to enjoy a healthy work-life balance while maintaining a fulfilling and challenging career in audit. Deloitte are paving the way for agile working and has recently been recognised by the Financial Times, Mumsnet and Working Families UK for its continued work in this area. 

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Posted on 02/11/2017 | 0 Comments

Deloitte Ride Across Britain 2017: An inside view

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By Matt Nicholson, Director, Deloitte

Deloitte Ride Across Britain (RAB) is the UK's largest and most iconic Land's End to John O'Groats bike ride covering 969 miles in nine days climbing a total of 15,000 metres - or nearly twice the height of Everest. Working at Deloitte, I know a few people who have taken part in it before, most of whom seemed to a) love it, and b) get through ok. So how hard could it be?

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Posted on 02/11/2017 | 0 Comments

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