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Survey: Offensive sexual jokes top harassment list at UN

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A survey of sexual harassment within the far-flung United Nations system found a third of respondents experienced at least one incident in the last two years — most commonly sexual stories or jokes that were offensive. The online survey conducted by the consulting company Deloitte in November was sent to all […]
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Bowmark appoints Adcock as partner and portfolio management head

London-based Bowmark Capital, a mid-market private equity firm, has named Simon Adcock as a partner and head of portfolio management. Adock is a former senior portfolio director at Lloyds Development Capital. PRESS RELEASE Bowmark Capital, the mid-market private equity firm, has appointed Simon Adcock as a partner and head of portfolio management. Simon brings over 20 years’ experience in corporate advisory and management roles and was previously senior portfolio director at Lloyds Development C...
Tags: UK, London, Trends, People, Deloitte, Simon, UK US, Continental Europe, Adcock, Bowmark, Bowmark Capital, Caroline Cecil Associates, Bowmark Capital Partners VI, Simon Adcock, Adock, Lloyds Development Capital PRESS


Deloitte is on a recruitment drive to help clients implement new accounting standards. These are the candidates it is looking for

Deloitte is on the hunt for talent as it gears up to help its clients prepare for a raft of new accounting standards. After a period of little change, three
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One third of U.N. workers say sexually harassed in past two years

One third of U.N. staff and contractors experienced sexual harassment in the past two years, according to a report released by the United Nations on Tuesday. The online survey, carried out by Deloitte in November, was completed by 30,364 people from the United Nations and its agencies - just 17 percent of those eligible. The survey comes amid the wider "Me Too" movement around the world against sexual harassment and assault.
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One in three UN workers say they have been sexually harassed in past two years

UN secretary general Antonio Guterres says ‘we still have a long way to go before we are able to openly discuss sexual harassment’One third of UN staff and contractors experienced sexual harassment in the past two years, according to a report released by the United Nations.The online survey, carried out by Deloitte in November, was completed by 30,364 people from the UN and its agencies – just 17% of those eligible. In a letter to staff, secretary general Antonio Guterres described the response ...
Tags: United Nations, Un, Deloitte, Sexual Harassment, Antonio Guterres, MeToo Movement


Outsourcing vs. Insourcing Your IT support

oInformation technology needs are among the most commonly outsourced non-core business functions. Frequently outsourced IT services are application/software development, web development/hosting, infrastructure, technical support, database development/management, application support/management, and telecommunications. In the past decade, we’ve seen how IT outsourcing has emerged as a method for businesses to meet their IT needs. The global IT outsourcing sector is worth billions – and continues t...
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Deloitte relocates in Belfast city centre

The consultancy firm expects to have 1,000 staff in Belfast by 2022.
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As more self-driving technology launches, people are growing more anxious about the supposed benefits

Self-driving cars are supposed to be safer than our current deadly streets — but reporting on the small number of autonomous crashes has consumers worried. A new report from the consulting firm Deloitte shows worries ticked up in 2019 compared to the previous years.  The authors say regulation will be key to assuaging fears and catalyzing mass adoption.  More self-driving cars than ever before are hitting the roads. But while their rollout has plenty of people excited about the autonomous fut...
Tags: California, China, Germany, India, Trends, United States, Deloitte, Republic of Korea, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, United States Germany, United States India, Waymo, Eric Meyhofer Join, Craig Giffi


What to Expect in 2019: HR Trends

By Rieva Lesonsky Most of us small business owners start the new year with mixed emotions. We’re hopeful and optimistic about growing our businesses, yet with anxious about all the challenges we know we’ll face. To find out what lies ahead, I’ve collected a number of tips, predictions and advice from people in the know. We’ll be exploring general consumer, financial and economic trends, as well as what to expect in the fields of marketing, technology, retail, HR and money. We also have contribut...
Tags: Facebook, Business, Instagram, Siri, Management, United States, Deloitte, Kpmg, Oasis, Jason, Alexa, Cto, Manta, Right Now, Rob Wilson, Jason Fried


Amazon struck a blow against Google by buying a tiny Israeli cloud company for a reported $200 million-plus (GOOG, GOOGL, AMZN)

A tiny Israeli company called CloudEndure confirmed on Thursday that Amazon Web Services has acquired it. Reports indicate that Amazon paid between $200 million and $250 million for the startup, which has raised $18 million in its seven-year lifetime. Industry experts say this was a big miss for Amazon's arch competitor, Google. Tiny Israeli company CloudEndure confirmed on Thursday that Amazon Web Services has acquired it. Israeli news outlet Globe reported that Amazon paid $250 million for ...
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Amazon struck a blow at Google by buying a tiny Israeli cloud company for a reported $250 million (GOOG, GOOGL, AMZN)

A tiny Israeli company called CloudEndure confirmed on Thursday that Amazon Web Services had acquired it. Press reports indicate that Amazon paid as much as $250 million for the startup, which had raised $18 million in its 7-year lifetime. Industry experts say that this was a big miss for Amazon's arch-competitor Google.  Tiny Israeli company CloudEndure confirmed on Thursday that Amazon Web Services has acquired it. The Times of Israel reported that Amazon paid about $250 million for the sta...
Tags: Google, Amazon, London, Beyonce, Microsoft, Trends, Cisco, Aws, Dell, Deloitte, Las Vegas, Amazon Web Services, PillPack, Velostrata, Cloudendure, Hewlett Packard Enterprise


Interviewing for Cultural Fit? You’re Doing It Wrong

There’s tension between two things every business claims to want: cultural cohesion and employee diversity. It’s natural to want to hire people who “fit” into the company’s existing culture. Economist Sara Ellison, the lead author of a Massachusetts Institute of Technology study on gender diversity, notes that homogeneous offices have more social capital because they tend toward cooperation. Although homogeneity may make employees feel comfortable, Ellison’s study found it’s not necessarily co...
Tags: Business, Sales, Albert Einstein, Deloitte, Houston, Unique, Einstein, Ellison, Massachusetts Institute Of Technology, Murphy, Credera, Justin Bell, Ige, Mark Murphy, HR and recruitment, Juliet Bourke


Goldman Sachs provides $30 mln to video advertising platform Innovid

New York-based Innovid, a video advertising platform, has raised $30 million in funding. The investor was Goldman Sachs’ private capital investing group. In addition to the investment, Holger Staude of Goldman Sachs’ private capital investing group, will join Innovid’s board. PRESS RELEASE NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Innovid, the world’s leading video advertising platform, today announced it has secured $30 million in pre-IPO funding from Goldman Sachs’ Private Capital Investing group. Innovid will...
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Cyprus: Cyprus Tax Facts 2019 - Deloitte Cyprus

Deloitte's annual Cyprus Tax Facts, is part of our firm's continuous endeavour to provide complete, valid and updated information to taxpayers.
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The Best-Ever Culture Decks: Learn From Netflix, GoDaddy, LinkedIn, And Other Rock Stars

by Bretton Putter, author of “Culture Decks Decoded: Transform your culture into a visible, conscious and tangible asset“ 21st-century business has had its watershed moments. One gamechanger: when Netflix’s CEO, Reed Hastings, published the Netflix culture deck online in 2009. Hastings wanted potential job candidates to truly grasp what Netflix was about so he could attract the right talent. But the deck did far more. It went viral — and crystallized how important culture was to Netflix’s growt...
Tags: Startups, Godaddy, Linkedin, Management, Company Culture, Workplace Culture, Netflix, Deloitte, Sheryl Sandberg, Reed Hastings, State, Hastings, Carta, Professionalisms, eShares, Bretton Putter


The Growing Demand for Nurses in a Variety of Roles and Settings

There is a nursing shortage with no end in sight; nurses are becoming some of the most sought-after professionals in today’s job market. Many people get into the nursing field because they want to make a difference. However, sometimes the careers we choose don’t always pan out the way we think they will. Other times, it’s just easy to get burnt out on doing the same things day after day. While the daily tasks of a nurse may change, as will the patients they see, they can feel the same desire for...
Tags: Sales, Healthcare, Deloitte, Career Change, Growth, Duquesne University, NSI Nursing Solutions, Healthcare Educator Nurses, Healthcare Recruiting Healthcare


'When was the last time an ad transformed a business?': Deloitte Digital's Andy Main on why consultancies will prevail over ad agencies

Deloitte Digital's Andy Main argues that many advertiser needs are no longer met by legacy agency tactics. Business Insider recently caught up with Main, Deloitte Digital's global head. Main said agencies are at a disadvantage because they lack direct access to clients' c-suite and just transact in media. Consulting companies have an edge because they can speak to all the areas that transform clients' business, he said. Consultancies including and IBM iX often claim that they can meet the...
Tags: Trends, Ibm, Deloitte, Accenture, Business Insider, Martin Sorrell, Deloitte Digital, Main, Dua, Accenture Interactive, Tanya Dua, Andy Main, Deloitte Digital Business Insider, Deloitte Digital Accenture


Interviewing for Cultural Fit? You’re Doing It Wrong

There’s tension between two things every business claims to want: cultural cohesion and employee diversity. It’s natural to want to hire people who “fit” into the company’s existing culture. Economist Sara Ellison, the lead author of a Massachusetts Institute of Technology study on gender diversity, notes that homogeneous offices have more social capital because they tend toward cooperation. Although homogeneity may make employees feel comfortable, Ellison’s study found it’s not nece...
Tags: Sales, Albert Einstein, Deloitte, Houston, Unique, Einstein, Ellison, Massachusetts Institute Of Technology, Murphy, Credera, Justin Bell, Ige, Mark Murphy, Juliet Bourke, Sara Ellison, John Banovetz


SureWerx buys Jackson Safety and Wilson Safety brands

SureWerx, which is backed by The Riverside Company, has acquired Jackson Safety and Wilson Safety brands from Kimberly-Clark Professional. The brands distribute industrial personal protective equipment and industrial welding safety products. No financial terms were disclosed. PRESS RELEASE SureWerx, a portfolio company of The Riverside Company and leading supplier of professional tools, equipment, and safety products, has acquired the Jackson Safety and Wilson Safety brands from Kimberly-Clark P...
Tags: Trends, M&a, Deloitte, Jackson, Riverside, Roberts, Kimberly Clark, Osler, Eric Nowlin, Brad Roberts, Riverside Company, The Riverside Company, Hearing Protection, Linda Xu, PPE, Jackson Safety


10 tips for attracting last-minute holiday shoppers

The last days leading up to the holidays may seem like a lull, but don’t be fooled. A rush of last-minute shoppers will soon be hitting the stores in search of holiday gifts. Make sure they visit your business with these fashionably late, but absolutely fabulous marketing tips: 1. Create a gift guide Since time is of the essence, make it easy for harried shoppers to find the perfect gift with a handy gift guide. Create an email, blog post, web page or print marketing piece with gift ideas for ...
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7days buys Praxis Herning

7days, a portfolio company of Silverfleet Capital, said Dec. 17 that it agreed to buy Praxis Herning A/S. Financial terms weren’t announced. Praxis, of Herning, Denmark, designs, produces and sells clothing for medical professionals. PRESS RELEASE Acquisition of Praxis sees Silverfleet Capital’s workwear specialist 7days enter the Nordic market   Munich, London, Paris, 17 December 2018. At the beginning of 2018 Silverfleet Capital invested in 7days, a specialist workwear supplier to the healthca...
Tags: Europe, Germany, Trends, Munich, M&a, Finland, Denmark, Deloitte, Lotte, Latham Watkins, Herning Denmark, Shearman Sterling, Westphalia, Herning, Sweden Norway Iceland, Carsten Meyer


Have a Diverse Workforce? You’ll Need It To Compete.

by Kelly Vlahakis-Hanks, president and CEO of Earth Friendly Products U.S. demographics have changed incredibly over the past two generations. As such, diversity has become increasingly important to consumers who want to see themselves reflected in the products and services they buy, as well as the brands they support. Job seekers look for diversity, too. Consequently, companies that have fostered diverse workforces tend to attract stronger talent pools. And they’re eating everyone’s lunch. In ...
Tags: Startups, Facebook, Management, Epa, Deloitte, Workforce Diversity, Mckinsey, Professionalisms, ECOS, Kelly Vlahakis Hanks, Earth Friendly Products


5G wireless service is coming, but don't expect it to super-charge your smartphone's internet anytime soon

  A new generation of wireless technology is coming, promising internet speeds as fast or faster than the fastest wired connections.  But it could be years before the new networking is widely used or even available.  That's the assessment of Deloitte in a new report offering its technology predictions for 2019 and beyond. The giant consulting firm forecasts that telecommunications companies will start rolling out their so-called 5G — or fifth-generation — networks in a big way next year. But ...
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VC-backed Mesosphere appoints new CEO

San Francisco-based Mesosphere, an enterprise cloud enablement company, has named Mike Fey as CEO. Fey’s appointment begins February 1, 2019. Mesosphere investors include Andreessen Horowitz, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Khosla Ventures, Kleiner Perkins, Koch Disruptive Technologies, Microsoft and T. Rowe Price Associates Inc. PRESS RELEASE SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 13, 2018 The Board of Directors of Mesosphere, the enterprise cloud enablement company, today announced the appointment of Mike Fey as CEO...
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How to Effectively Trade in Foreign Currencies

The increasingly global nature of the trading market which has been ushered in by globalization has meant that wealthy individuals and financial trading institutions wish to trade in foreign currencies on the exchange market.  This is known as foreign exchange trading, which is more commonly referred to as Forex trading.  The Forex market is the most liquid market in the world with more than $5 trillion being traded daily on this market.  Currencies are traded on an online trading platform in th...
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Deloitte report on Kurdistan Oil and Gas – Q2, 2018

Fourth Deloitte report on Oil and Gas Review in the Kurdistan Region, Iraq – Q2 of 2018 Today, Regional Council for Oil and Gas Affairs has published new verified data on the Kurdistan Region’s oil exports, consumption and revenues, covering the period from 1 April 2018 to 30 June 2018, after a review of the sector by the international “Big 4” audit and consulting firm, Deloitte. The Regional Council for Oil and Gas Affairs acknowledges the positive feedback received from stakeholders, inclu...
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Deloitte’s 9 tech predictions for 2019

According to the company, 2019 will see massive improvements in a wide range of technologies, pushing once-novel innovations into the mainstreams of our lives and work.
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Leadership and Work Teams

Guest post from Simon Mac Rory: If you work in an organization today as a leader you will lead a team. 90% of what we do in an organization happens through collaborative effort, making the team the most important production unit. For two years (2016 and 2017) Deloitte’s Global Human Capital trends survey has positioned organizational redesign as the number one concern for businesses. In 2016 they termed this the ‘Rise of Teams’ and 2017 ‘The Organization of the Future – Arriving ...
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Cyprus: Cyprus - Your Strategic Investment Choice - Deloitte Cyprus

Deloitte can offer practical solutions to entrepreneurs considering of moving to Cyprus.
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Debt Bubble: Borrowing Against Art

Borrowing against art poses specific problems because of its portability, its heterogeneous nature and difficulty in establishing a reliable price. And yet, according to a report published last year by Deloitte and ArtTactic, in 2017 the global total of loans outstanding against art was eye-popping: between $17bn and $20bn. – The Art Newspaper
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