Deloitte’s strategy of recruiting senior figures from the public sector
received a further boost today when it announced that the head Ministry of
Defence’s private finance unit has joined the firm.
Nick Prior will join the firm as a senior partner in the public private
partnership business, after a two-year spell leading the private finance unit at
Prior’s appointment follows Deloitte’s recent recruitment of veteran civil
servant Dame Sue Street and the FSA’s former accounting regulator Kari Hale.
The application of robotics in finance functions is moving faster than predicted. Although, companies are cautious in how they are applying artificial intelligence to ensure results first, many are stepping up their investigations
EU competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager has defended the decision to order technology giant Apple to pay €13bn (£11bn) in back taxes to the Irish government
Carillion has announced the appointment of a new finance director as it reported a rise in first half profits and sales led by strong growth in its support services business
The UK inflation rate hit its highest level in almost two years in July, suggesting that the sharp fall in sterling following the UK referendum to leave the European Union is forcing prices up