Government Finance Function 2020

We are delighted to sponsor Government Finance Function 2020.

Here are some of the latest thought leadership and insights. 

State of the State 2019-20

Now in its eighth year, The State of the State brings together Deloitte and Reform to make an annual assessment of government and public services in the UK. As Brexit negotiations and parliamentary wrangling continues, The State of the State looks beyond the headlines to explore the UK’s public sector from the view of citizens, public sector leaders and the frontline of public services.

Global Shared Services Survey Report - understanding the future of shared services

Results from the 11th biennial global shared services survey indicate that shared services centres (SSCs) are, in fact, shifting from being a “provider of what they ask for” to a generator of tangible business value - especially as SSCs are witnessing an increased penetration in strategic and interaction-heavy functions like customer, sales and marketing support, and procurement.

Tech Trends 2020 - Which technologies have the most potential to impact your business?

Deloitte’s 11th annual Tech Trends report provides insights and inspiration you will need for the digital journey ahead. Several of this year’s trends are responses to persistent IT challenges. Others represent technology-specific dimensions of larger enterprise opportunities. All are poised to drive significant change and transform business in unpredictable ways.

What is the Future of work?

Tech Trends 2020 identifies the trends Deloitte believes will disrupt businesses in the next 18 to 24 months. Based on insights from Deloitte subject matter specialists, the world’s leading organisations, academic and industry luminaries, and leading startups, venture capitalists, and technology providers, Tech Trends 2020 explores five key trends, shares examples from organisations on the front lines, and takes a look at what may come, beyond the next horizon.

Digital controllership™ - From “debits and credits” to “bits and bytes”

Emerging business trends and forces are driving change within accounting and finance organisations. These changes are also enabling the controllership function to imagine a dramatically different future - a future in which “digital controllership” can harness innovation and technology to fundamentally transform the controllership role and add greater value to the organisation.

Finance 2025: Digital transformation in finance

Coming off the success of our previous “Crunch time” reports, we’re now looking towards the future with eight predictions for the finance function of 2025. The technologies needed to reimagine finance are here and they will only get better. It’s crunch time.

Key contacts

Gillian Russell

Gillian Russell


A partner for over 18 years, Gillian is a senior finance partner who leads our CFO services in the public sector. Gillian led our Audit and Risk Advisory business in Belfast for 10 years, before movin... More

Andrew Harris

Andrew Harris


Andrew is the lead partner Partner of Deloitte’s Finance Transformation team, with over 15 years’ experience working with finance executive teams and CFOs on cost reviews, business diagnostic, assuran... More