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Monthly Archive: November 2010

2006 Platts Global Energy Awards, CapGemini Sponsors Outstanding Achievements


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KPMG Swiss Inspiration Grant To ETH Zurich. Research in Joint Prostheses

Kenneth Guillame, Big4.com Staff Reporter
30 November 2010
 
KPMG’s Inspiration Grant has been awarded to the research project, "Early Recognition of Malfunctions in Joint Prostheses” of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETH) for CHF 100,000 grant awarded with the aim of promoting innovation. KPMG’s Inspiration Grants are funded through sponsorship projects carried out by KPMG and its employees, and support […]


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Accenture to Open Analytics Innovation Centre in Ireland. 100 New Jobs In 4 Years

Kenneth Guillame, Big4.com Staff Reporter
30 November 2010
 
Accenture is investing in the country of its incorporation.
 
Accenture (NYSE: ACN) will open a research, development and innovation centre in Dublin, Ireland, to develop predictive analytics solutions for clients worldwide. What is predictive analytics? It is the application of advanced statistical modeling techniques to internal and external data sources to generate deeper insights that […]


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Ernst & Young Wins HK Most Admired Knowledge Enterprise Award: Third Straight Year

Kenneth Guillame, Big4.com Staff Reporter
30 November 2010
 
Ernst & Young (E&Y) has been honored with Hong Kong Most Admired Knowledge Enterprise (MAKE) Award for the third consecutive year, being one of only seven companies to earn this award this year, and the only professional services organization recognized. The Hong Kong MAKE Award is hosted by the Knowledge Management Research Centre of […]


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KPMG UK Says Corporate Tax Roadmap Is A Pragmatic Solution

Kenneth Guillame, Big4.com Staff Reporter
30 November 2010
 
 
Anneli Collins, head of tax policy at KPMG in the UK analyzed and commented on the recently released corporate tax roadmap by the UK Treasury. The roadmap does not indicate the corporate tax rate will drop below the June proposal, and this appears fair since a 24% rate could be quite competitive compared to […]


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Capgemini UK Appoints Roy Toner As CIO Of Criminal Justice Sector

Ethan Strassfield, Big4.com Staff Reporter
30 November 2010
 
Capgemini UK Outsourcing Services appoints Roy Toner to the newly created position of Chief Information Officer of the Criminal Justice Sector. Toner has had a 30-year career in the police, most recently as Deputy Chief Constable, and won the Queen’s Police Medal for Distinguished Service in 2009. Prior Roy Toner was Assistant Chief Constable, […]


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Deloitte UK: UK Could Have Gone Much Further In Corporate Tax Reform

Rob Starr, Big4.com Staff Reporter
30 November 2010
 
Deloitte UK recently provided its comments on the Government’s Corporate Tax Reform discussion document.
 
Five significant points came out of the Corporate Tax Reform discussion document:
 

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PricewaterhouseCoopers PwC Wins Gold Brandon Hall Excellence Award

 
Rob Starr, Big4.com Staff Reporter
30 November 2010
 
The Gold Brandon Hall Excellence in Learning Award for "Best Use of Blended Learning" was awarded to PricewaterhouseCoopers PwC US recently. The new blended program was based on a transformation of the Advisory University (AU) from a week-long "fly and stay" model to an event involving more than a dozen different learning tools and […]


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PricewaterhouseCoopers UK Has Less Optimistic Forecasts Than Revised OBR Estimates

Kenneth Guillame, Big4.com Staff Reporter
30 November 2010
 
PricewaterhouseCoopers PwC UK recently analyzed the Office of Budget Responsibility’s (OBR) recent long term forecasts.
 
John Hawksworth, chief economist at PwC said that the OBR’s new forecasts are broadly similar to the consensus view on economic growth and they have made no material change to their medium term public borrowing projections since June. And while […]


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Ernst & Young Is One Of Greater Toronto’s Top Employers for 2011

Kenneth Guillame, Big4.com Staff Reporter
30 November 2010
 
Ernst & Young (E&Y) has been honored as one of Greater Toronto’s Top Employers for 2011, selected through a combination of employee testimonials, company application and outside research. The firm has also been awarded:
 
Canada’s Top 100 Employers 2010
GTA’s Top 90 Employers 2010
Canada’s Best Diversity Employers 2010
BC’s Progressive Employers of Canada 2010
Best Workplaces in Canada […]


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Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year 2010 China Winners – Jiren And Leissner

 
Christina Broder, Big4.com Staff Reporter
29 November 2010
 
Ernst & Young announces two country winners of the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year 2010 China awards.
 
Liu Jiren, Chairman and CEO of Neusoft group Ltd. won the country award for the Mainland China region
 
Judy Leissner, CEO, Grace Vineyard won the country award for the Hong Kong/Macau region.
 
 
Liu Jiren
 
Liu Jiren is a professor […]


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John Spence Is Ernst & Young Australian Entrepreneur Of The Year 2010

Christina Broder, Big4.com Staff Reporter
29 November 2010
 
Ernst & Young (E&Y) Australian Entrepreneur Of The Year 2010 honor goes to John Spence, the man behind leading independent resort developer Karma Royal Group. Spence has an unusual career that includes dropping out from university and being a former rock band manager. He will go on to represent Australia at the World Entrepreneur […]


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Deloitte And Ingeus Selected As Preferred Suppliers For DWP Work Programs

Rob Starr, Big4.com Staff Reporter
29 November 2010
 
Ingeus and Deloitte have been selected as a preferred supplier for seven of the Department for Work and Pensions’ 11 Frameworks for the Provision of Employment Related Support Services.
 
The joint venture is now […]


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Deloitte Outlines England 2018 FIFA World Cup Bid

Rob Starr, Big4.com Staff Reporter

29 November 2010
 
Dan Jones, Head of the Sports Business Group at Deloitte, has taken the time to outline several points of England’s bid for the 2018 FIFA World Cup ahead of the announcement early next month.
 
He comments on the facts that:
 

England has already invested over £3.5 billion in stadia since 1992/93.
The Premier League has the highest […]


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PricewaterhouseCoopers PwC: London City Awards Honors Pam Jackson

Rob Starr, Big4.com Staff Reporter
29 November 2010
 
The London City accountancy profession’s Woman of Achievement award was given to Pam Jackson of PricewaterhouseCoopers PwC earlier this month. Pam has been active with the PwC Women’s Network and she is the founder of both the firm’s Female Partner and Director Group.
 
The 2010 Woman of Achievement at the Women in the City Awards […]


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