Tax duo boost Deloitte’s Cambridge team

Christine Harris (left) and Lizzie Hill have been appointed directors at business advisory firm Deloitte

Business advisory firm Deloitte has boosted its tax offer in Cambridge with the appointment of two directors.

Christine Harris and Lizzie Hill both move from the firm’s London office.

Christine, who has been with Deloitte since 2005, will work in the firm’s private client services team. She specialises in advising high net worth individuals and their families on income tax, capital gains tax and inheritance tax planning. She provides UK and cross-border planning for clients living in the UK or overseas. Continue reading

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Entrepreneurs could face tax changes after Pre-Budget Report

The Pre-Budget Report (PBR) is likely to introduce a number of tax measures targeting entrepreneurs, according to Deloitte.

Colin Hailey, tax associate director in the entrepreneurial business team at Deloitte in Cambridge, said the PBR was likely to have two dominant themes: the recession with its impact on the economy, tax receipts and public borrowing, and the General Election in 2010. Continue reading

Women entrepreneurs remain positive

More than a third of women entrepreneurs in the United Kingdom are projecting positive revenue growth this year, according to figures from Deloitte.

Deloitte’s Entrepreneurship UK: 2009/10 report found that 36.7 per cent of women entrepreneurs are forecasting up to 10 per cent revenue growth in 2009/10. Continue reading

Deloitte commits to 2,012 sponsored miles in time for the 2012 Olympics

Sir Keith Mills (left) with the team from Deloitte’s Cambridge office and senior partner Richard Knights.

Sir Keith Mills (left) with the team from Deloitte’s Cambridge office and senior partner Richard Knights.

With less than three years until the start of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, Deloitte’s Cambridge entrepreneurial business team has committed to running 2,012 sponsored miles before the Games begin. Continue reading

Life sciences and health care companies unprepared for IT security risks

Life sciences and healthcare companies are unprepared for IT security risks, with inadequate security budgets, lack of a strong reporting structure and increasingly sophisticated security threats posing the greatest challenge, according to a new report by business advisory firm Deloitte.

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