None of Scotland's 48 listed companies has a black executive

Not one of Scotland’s 48 listed companies features a black executive on its senior management team, according to new research conducted by The Ferret.

Published 7 August 2020

Deloitte appointed administrators of M&Co as it announces almost 400 job cuts

Renfrewshire-based clothing firm M&Co has appointed Deloitte as its administrators as it announced that it will be cutting almost 400 jobs.

Published 5 August 2020

Deloitte: Consumer confidence marginally improves, but economic concerns remain

Consumer confidence in the UK has improved slightly in the second quarter of this year, following a record decline in consumer confidence in the first quarter of the year, according to the latest Deloitte Consumer Tracker.

Published 27 July 2020

Deloitte CFO survey predicts slow economic recovery

Finance leaders expect a slow pick-up in activity, with no quick bounce back anticipated, according to Deloitte’s latest CFO survey.

Published 20 July 2020

Consumer price inflation rises to 0.6% in June as lockdown eased

The UK's inflation rate rose to 0.6% in June as the coronavirus lockdown restrictions began to ease.

Published 15 July 2020

Watchdog seeks record £15m fine for Deloitte over audit failures

The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) is seeking to slap Big Four audit firm Deloitte with a record £15 million fine in connection with failures in its audit of Autonomy.

Published 10 July 2020

Scottish business broadly welcomes chancellors 'tax less, spend more' statement

In yesterday's summer economic statement, chancellor Rishi Sunak announced a number of measures aimed at supporting the UK economy in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, such measures include a temporary 5% VAT cut for the food and hospitality industry.

Published 9 July 2020

Big Four ordered to separate audit practices

The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has ordered the UK's Big Four accountancy firms to separate their audit practices by June 2024.

Published 6 July 2020

Deloitte: Millenials and Gen Zs 'resilient' in face of COVID-19

In the face of unprecedented health and economic disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, millennials and Gen Zs express resolve and a vision to build a better future, according to a new survey by Deloitte.

Published 26 June 2020

Fraser of Allander Institute: Scotland facing deepest recession in living memory

The Scottish economy is now in its deepest recession in living memory, according to the latest Economic Commentary by the Fraser of Allander Institute at the University of Strathclyde.

Published 24 June 2020

UK retail sales rebound by 12% in May

UK retail sales rebounded by 12% in May signalling a slight recovery from their record falls due to the coronavirus lockdown restrictions.

Published 19 June 2020

ONS: UK inflation rate falls to four-year low

The UK's inflation rate has hit a four-year low as the coronavirus lockdown restrictions pushed the rate down to 0.5% in May.

Published 17 June 2020

Deloitte: £14.7bn raised in secondary offerings since the start of the year

Overall secondary offerings have reached £14.7 billion across 135 transactions in the UK for the year to date, according to new analysis from Deloitte.

Published 12 June 2020

Kris Keane: Emerging from lockdown stronger - four principles for businesses to adopt today

Kris Keane, director at big-four audit firm Deloitte, details how firms can emerge from lockdown stronger than when they entered it.

Published 3 June 2020

Financial sector anticipates more home working after lockdown

The majority of financial services workers are anticipating spending more time working from home even after the coronavirus lockdown measures are lifted, according to a new survey by Deloitte.

Published 26 May 2020