Talent, geopolitical risk and technology cause concern for CPOs
Over half of CPOs believe their teams lack the skills to deliver procurement strategy. 57% have issues with current systems and technologies. One in four procurement leaders fear impact of geopolitical risks
Government offers 20% discount on first home
The Prime Minister’s announcement today on Starter Homes marks the launch of an eight-week consultation, intended to give further assistance to first-time buyers under a range of conditions.
Deloitte comments on ONS Retail Sales figures
These are very strong numbers that beat expectations, with growth hitting a 10 year high. Looking beyond the headline figures, we need to take into account that for the last two years Black Friday has fallen in the December trading period.
Deloitte director honoured in the 2014 Power Part Time List
Katie Jackson, a director in the forensic practice at Deloitte, the business advisory firm, has been named in the 2014 Power Part Time List.
Deloitte Digital Salesforce team to increase by 25 per cent
Deloitte Digital, the digital agency and consultancy, today announces the hire of employees from Titanium Fire, the premium Salesforce boutique consultancy for insurance services. The deal will see up to 21 people join Deloitte Digital’s global Salesforce team of 2,000 people.
Luxury consumers will spend over €9,000 on this Christmas
Luxury consumers across Europe will spend just over €9,000 on gifts this festive period, according to research from Deloitte, the business advisory firm. They will spend an average of €4,400 on others, as well as €4,700 on themselves.
Deloitte chief economist – Low inflation to the rescue
Today’s inflation numbers were a tad above expectations. But the big picture is that, after six years of stubbornly high inflation, the UK is seeing a major easing of price pressures.
Return on pharmaceutical R&D on the rise but significant company variations remain
The rate of return on pharmaceutical research and development (R&D) is on the rise for the first time since 2010, according to a study by Deloitte. Since 2013, there has been an uplift in R&D returns, from 5.1% to 5.5%.