Deloitte seeks views of entrepreneurs

Business advisory firm Deloitte has opened its annual survey of the UK’s entrepreneurs for its report ‘Entrepreneurship UK: 2010/11’ and is inviting entrepreneurs from across the East Midlands to take part.

Now in its third year, the annual report gathers the views of entrepreneurs and offers an insight into the mindset and intentions of the people who run the entrepreneurial companies that underpin the UK economy. 

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Nottingham firm at the Heart of Deloitte Technology Fast 50

A Nottingham-based internet company has been named as one of the fastest growing technology firms in the UK.

Heart Internet Ltd, of 2 Castle Quay, Castle Boulevard, was ranked second in the 2009 Deloitte Technology Fast 50, after achieving an impressive 8,548 per cent growth in revenue over the last five years.

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Businesses should look to consumer branding strategies to win the war for talent

Research by business advisory firm Deloitte found that retaining potential talent and leadership in the year after the recession ends is one of the main concerns for executives.

Sixty-five per cent of senior business leaders surveyed as part of the study said they have a high or very high concern about keeping their rising stars and future leaders, while an identical number are either highly or very highly concerned about losing critical talent.

The survey also found that just over half (52 per cent) of executives predict an increase in voluntary turnover at their companies at the end of the current recession.

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