Deloitte gender pay gap slow to close

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Deloitte gender pay gap slow to close

Deloitte UK has published its 2019 gender pay gap data, indicating that progress towards parity is taking a while to achieve

This shows the Big Four firm’s mean pay gap is 18.7% (18.1% in 2018) and the median pay gap is 16.1%, the same as last year

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Bumper crop of promotions at KPMG

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Bumper crop of promotions at KPMG

KPMG has made 20 promotions across its Audit, Tax and Advisory teams based at Hills Road in Cambridge, including three new directors.

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15 Smart Ways Machine Learning Helps Businesses And Entrepreneurs

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15 Smart Ways Machine Learning Helps Businesses And Entrepreneurs

Among the most impressive new developments in technology is the field of machine learning (ML). In essence, machine learning teaches an artificial intelligence system to teach itself. While this might sound like the start of a campy sci-fi horror story, the results are quite promising for small business

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Gartner: Get ready for more AI in the workplace

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Gartner: Get ready for more AI in the workplace

Artificial intelligence (AI) will be widely adopted in office environments in a variety of ways over the next few years as businesses invest in digital workplace initiatives, Gartner analysts said today.

The trend is expected to gather steam as voice-activated personal assistants that have proved a hit at home begin to make inroads in the office.

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Ex Unilever, partners with Headland to build sustainability consultancy

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Ex Unilever, partners with Headland to build sustainability consultancy

Garrard joins up with Headland as an associate and will strengthen the consultancy’s sustainability communications offering to clients looking to develop and communicate commercially aligned sustainability strategies.

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Global IT consulting firm engages more than 900 Scottish pupils in tech programme

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Global IT consulting firm engages more than 900 Scottish pupils in tech programme

A global IT consulting giant has reached more than 900 pupils across Scotland with its digital explorers programme.

Tata Consultancy Services, an Indian multinational technology firm, has been working to get pupils aged 11 to 18 across the central belt interested in technology.

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Billion-dollar consulting firm landing in Miami-Dade

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Billion-dollar consulting firm landing in Miami-Dade

Slalom, a Seattle-based global business and nonprofit consulting firm with more than $1 billion in revenues, is landing in Miami-Dade.

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Whitehall slammed for ‘secretive’ Brexit consultancy spending

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Whitehall slammed for ‘secretive’ Brexit consultancy spending

Departments, which have together signed consultancy contracts worth hundreds of millions of pounds since the June 2016 referendum – including a number of £1m-plus IT deals – have taken “far too long to publish details” of the deals and failed to meet “their own basic standards of transparency”, the Public Accounts Committee said in a scathing report.

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Deputy CEO of NHS Digital moving to consultancy

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Deputy CEO of NHS Digital moving to consultancy

NHS Digital’s deputy chief executive Rob Shaw has announced he will step down from his role in December.

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From R600k to a R13m turnover for consulting company

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From R600k to a R13m turnover for consulting company

Aletta “Huntie” Pomp, 53, the founder and managing director of environmental sustainability-focused consulting company Triplo4 Sustainable Solutions, says it takes hard work and commitment to be innovative and creative to grow a business.

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McKinsey & Co. keeps hiring data scientists. This is how much it pays them

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McKinsey & Co. keeps hiring data scientists. This is how much it pays them

If you're a data scientist and you don't want to work for a technology company or in finance or for a random corporate, there's another alternative. The big strategy consulting firms (McKinsey & Co, Bain & Co, Boston Consulting Group) have discovered data science and are going for data scientists in a big way

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EY Law Jumps to Top Spot in Global Brand Recognition Index

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EY Law Jumps to Top Spot in Global Brand Recognition Index

EY Law jumped to the top spot in a worldwide survey of legal service provider brand recognition, solidifying the notion that the Big Four accountancy’s recent buying spree has further put its legal division on the map.

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This is what the working hours are like in consulting jobs

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This is what the working hours are like in consulting jobs

A question that I get quite frequently goes something like this: “What are the hours like in top strategy consulting firms, e.g. MBB (McKinsey, BCG, Bain)?” I was not sure what to expect when I made the switch to an MBB from a banking job either.

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4D adds new dimension to supply chain consulting

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4D adds new dimension to supply chain consulting

4D, which will also be working in power, wind and oil and gas, was launched at the beginning of September and is a deugro group enterprise. It will provide its services globally, including supply chain support, manpower provision, competence development, training, supply chain 4PL (fourth-party logistics) models and benchmarking.

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Consulting firm founder adds up a winning formula

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Consulting firm founder adds up a winning formula

For Kathy Ryan, the formula for success at Newark, Calif., finance and accounting firm RoseRyan Inc. can be summed up in one word.

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MassMutual hires head of consultant relations

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MassMutual hires head of consultant relations

Gina Golson Nunery was named head of consultant relations for workplace solutions at MassMutual Financial, spokesman David Potter said.

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Northern Care Alliance signs Hitachi Consulting for Digital Control Centre

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Northern Care Alliance signs Hitachi Consulting for Digital Control Centre

It said the centre, initially to be deployed across Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust, will provide an intelligent system using digitisation and automation to supply staff with information to support patient care. It will also utilise advanced analytics and internet of things (IoT) technologies to help staff match available resources to needs.

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The Stigma That Keeps Consultants from Using Flex Time

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The Stigma That Keeps Consultants from Using Flex Time

Part-time options at McKinsey & Company. Mass Career Customization and 3-4-5 travel schedules at Deloitte. Predictable Time Off at Boston Consulting Group.

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Gryphon Investors Announces Pending Sale of ECG Management Consultants

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Gryphon Investors Announces Pending Sale of ECG Management Consultants

Gryphon Investors a San Francisco-based middle-market private equity firm, announced today that it has entered definitive documentation to sell its portfolio company ECG Management Consultants to Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc., a subsidiary of Siemens Healthineers AG

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What To Look For When Considering A Management Consultant For A CEO Position

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What To Look For When Considering A Management Consultant For A CEO Position

For those who pay attention to such things, the Wall Street Journal can sometimes read like an alumni newsletter for McKinsey, Boston Consulting Group, Bain & Co. and other elite consulting firms.

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