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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Deloitte trio saddle up for charity

I want to ride my bicycle: Deloitte's Jason Norris prepares for the 'Ride Across Britain'

Three members of Deloitte’s Birmingham office are preparing for the ride of their lives as they cycle the length of the UK in aid of charity.

Chris Robertson, Richard Moore, and Jason Norris, who are all based at Deloitte’s office in Brindleyplace, are taking part in the firm’s ‘Ride Across Britain’ from John O’Groats to Land’s End.

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Dodworth named Young Chartered Accountant of the Year

Jonathan Dodworth has been awarded the prestigious title of Young Chartered Accountant of the Year in the West Midlands.

Jonathan, 34, a director at business advisory firm Deloitte, collected the award at the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales’ (ICAEW) annual awards, which was held at the Botanical Gardens on Monday 10 May.

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Graduates take a step on career ladder with Amey

Cllr Neville Summerfield (left) and Mel Ewell, CEO of Amey, at the Futures jobs fair

With graduates across Britain facing a challenging career search, 17 lucky young people, including seven in Birmingham, have taken their first steps on the career ladder by joining support services company Amey’s graduate training programme.

More than 250 people have taken part in the programme since the scheme launched in 2006, and the company is already planning for its 2010 intake.

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Woolworths stores pick n mixed by retailers

Woolworths stores across the country are being taken over by discount retailers, grocery outlets and fashion operators, according to a new report by CB Richard Ellis.

The report – Woolworths – what happened next? – investigates what has happened to the former Woolworths stores after the century old high street retailer closed its doors last December.

To date around 60 per cent of stores from the 800 plus Woolworths portfolio have either been let or are currently under offer.

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Social media – is the new new media.

Online marketing expert and Midlands’ internet pioneer Chris Tomlinson has launched a new digital marketing agency, Friend Digital. 

Friend will advise companies on digital marketing strategies and is set to introduce social influence marketing to the region.

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