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31 May 2015

Luxury companies still growing profitably – disciplined innovation key to longer-term success

Global luxury brands need to respond smartly to new key market forces and raise their game when serving the evolving expectations of the luxury consumer, according to the third annual Global Powers of Luxury Goods report issued by Deloitte. 

27 May 2016

Deloitte named "Tax Firm of the Year" in Switzerland for fourth consecutive year

The International Tax Review (ITR) has named Deloitte ʺTax Firm of the Yearʺ for the fourth year in a row. Deloitte was also chosen as "Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year", clearly marking the impact of the firm’s tax and legal advisory services in Switzerland.

25 May 2016

Deloitte in Switzerland launches Debt & Rating Advisory

Deloitte’s Debt & Rating Advisory practice aims at facilitating funding access, increasing funding capacity and optimizing funding costs for companies of all sizes, as well as helping corporates manage their public ratings – all key pillars of a company’s business development and success.

11 May 2016

Cautious optimism among Swiss CFOs

Majority expect little to no effects on their own companies from possible TTIP or Brexit, but see the end of the Schengen agreement as possible threat.

Simon Owen new CEO

21 March 2016

Deloitte in Switzerland appoints Simon Owen as CEO

Simon Owen has been appointed the new Chief Executive for Deloitte in Switzerland, effective 1 April 2016. He will succeed Howard Lovell who, after a career of more than 30 years in professional services, retires from Deloitte at the end of May.

17 February 2016

Workplace of the future: 28% of Swiss workforce work from home, 25% as freelancers – and the trend is on the rise

According to a new study by Deloitte, one in four Swiss citizens currently work as freelancers. Of the remaining 75%, one third would like to do so in the next year. The rise of the sharing economy – which incites people to offer and provide services via online platforms – is the main driver of the freelancing trend. At the same time, knowledge-intensive careers and mobile working are becoming increasingly important.

8 February 2016

KMU weiterhin Motor des Schweizer M&A-Marktes trotz insgesamt deutlichen Rückgangs der Transaktionen

Das Jahr 2015 wurde global von einer Rekordzahl von Übernahmen und Fusionen geprägt, allerdings unter stark rückläufiger Beteiligung Schweizer KMU (-19%). Gleichwohl sind innerhalb der Schweiz mehrheitlich KMU an M&A-Aktivitäten beteiligt. Schweizer Small- und Mid Cap-Unternehmen konnten ihre Bewertungen trotz eines turbulenten Jahres auf einem sehr hohen Niveau halten – gar dem höchsten seit 2008.

21 January 2016

Top 20 clubs in the Deloitte Football Money League score record revenue of over €6.6bn

The 20 highest earning football clubs in the world generated €6.6bn of revenue last season, an increase of 8% on the previous year, according to the 19th edition of the Football Money League from Deloitte, the business advisory firm.

19 January 2016

Top global retailers enjoy a year of revenue growth despite a bumpy economic environment and digital disruption

The top 250 global retailers generated aggregated revenues of USD 4.5 trillion in fiscal year 2014, representing a steady growth of 4.3% compared with 4.1% in 2013, according to the Global Powers of Retailing 2016 from Deloitte. This is a positive signal for the industry, which had witnessed revenue declines in previous years.

Deloitte CFO Survey Q4 2015

14 January 2016

Uncertainty overshadows outlook for 2016, though Swiss CFOs look to move forward and focus on growth

Almost one year after the Franc shock, Swiss CFOs remain downbeat about the outlook for the country’s economy. They do have an increasingly brighter outlook for their own companies, as the latest edition of the quarterly Deloitte CFO Survey reveals.

Audit & Risk Advisory practice

15 December 2015

Deloitte continues to strengthen its Audit & Risk Advisory practice and Basel team

Deloitte in Switzerland has welcomed a new Partner to its Audit & Risk Advisory practice, underlining the firm’s ambitions to further develop its audit services. Patrick Fawer has joined Deloitte’s office in Basel, a testament to the firm’s strong footprint in the Basel region.

Deloitte CIO Survey

03 December 2015

IT budgets on the rise, as Swiss CIOs look to drive innovation, but also reduce costs

Deloitte’s CIO Survey 2015 shows that IT budgets have increased significantly over the last twelve months. However, Swiss CIOs also have to juggle disparate priorities: cost reduction and innovation.

Geneva new office

25 November 2015

Deloitte moves to the heart of international Geneva

The Geneva office has made a next step in its development, by welcoming approximately 300 staff members to a new workplace in the Nations district last week. The new offices are focused on promoting collaboration between teams and innovation.

European CFO Survey

16 November 2015

European CFO Survey Q3 2015

Confidence has fallen among European business according to Deloitte’s latest European CFO Survey. However, the survey shows a distinct shift within Europe with companies in the south and periphery of the continent more confident and willing to take risk than those in northern countries.

Swiss manufacturing industry

11 November 2015

How can the Swiss manufacturing industry remain competitive in the long term?

Deloitte and BAKBASEL explored the current challenges and growth opportunities for Swiss industrial companies

innovation and automation

09 November 2015

Man and Machine: Robots on the rise?

The emergence of the fourth industrial revolution has fuelled the debate on the effects of technological progress on jobs. In its latest report, Deloitte – in collaboration with Swiss Radio and Television’s business programme ECO – has analysed the impact of automation of the Swiss job market and examined which professions are at risk of being automated.




Deloitte CFO Survey: Swiss economic and business prospects stabilise




Deloitte announces revenues of US$35.2 billion


Deloitte launches real estate advisory practice in Switzerland


Swiss watch industry facing uncertain times


KMU bleiben trotz Frankenstärke Treiber des M&A-Geschäfts


Deloitte in Switzerland launches «Taxparency»




Deloitte in Switzerland reports fifth consecutive year of double-digit growth




Deloitte CFO Survey: Slight improvement in sentiment, yet prospects for Swiss economy and businesses remain bleak


Deloitte in Switzerland strengthens its teams with twelve new Partners to support its growth




Deloitte Global appoints new Chairman of the Board: David Cruickshank, formerly Deloitte UK Chairman


Almost 80% see future Swiss hospitality industry growth as negative – Opportunities in health tourism


Deloitte named a leader in M&A strategy consulting in Europe by Kennedy


Luxury brands must navigate a ‘decade of change’ driven by technology and consumer forces to remain competitive


Sharing economy in Switzerland: Deloitte study points out big difference between German and French speaking regions


New Global CEO frames Deloitte’s priorities to create impact that matters for clients, people, and society




Deloitte named "Tax Firm of the Year" in Switzerland for the third time in a row


Deloitte’s European CFO Survey: Cautious optimism across Europe’s businesses – Pessimism in Switzerland




Swiss franc overshadows CFOs’ economic outlook


Global consumer products industry rides out another year of global economic uncertainty


Social Progress Index 2015: Governments, Businesses & NGOs urged to invest in Social Progress to “unleash economic success”




Deloitte Survey: Global Organizations Face Looming Crisis in Engagement and Retention of Employees


M&A-Aktivitäten bei Schweizer KMU: Steigende Unternehmenswerte und zunehmende grenzüberschreitende Transaktionen




Corporate finance team in Switzerland continues growth


Swiss companies are mature acquirers but not mature integrators


Switzerland remains number 1 in international private wealth management




Frosty mood among Swiss CFOs at the start of the new year


Deloitte’s 2015 TMT Predictions: In-store smartphone payments take off


Deloitte shows innovative trends in retailing

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