Deloitte trio in marathon charity cycle challenge

Three cyclists from Deloitte in Birmingham are taking on a marathon cycling challenge  from John O’Groats to Land’s End as part of the Deloitte Ride Across Britain.

Ashley Hollinshead, a partner in the firm’s tax team, is taking on the epic 950-mile journey with colleagues Lindsay Buckenham and Ant Thomas.

The trio joined dozens of other riders from Deloitte’s offices across the UK to cycle the length of Britain to raise money for ParalympicsGB. Deloitte is aiming to raise £1 million over four years to support all Great Britain’s future Paralympians for London 2012 and beyond.

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Deloitte calls on West Midlands entrepreneurs to share their views

Business advisory firm Deloitte has opened its annual survey of UK entrepreneurs for its report ‘Entrepreneurship UK: 2011/12’ and is calling on businesses in the West Midlands to take part.

Now in its fourth year, Entrepreneurship UK has become a leading report reflecting the current attitudes, performance and objectives of entrepreneurs and their businesses.

Ashley Hollinshead, entrepreneurial business partner at Deloitte in Birmingham, said: “The Entrepreneurship UK survey is an opportunity for the region’s entrepreneurs to give their views on how they are feeling and their plans for the future. It’s about getting a better understanding of what makes entrepreneurial businesses tick.

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Trio of accolades for CBRE

CB Richard Ellis Group Inc, has been named in the FORTUNE 500 list of the largest U.S.-based companies for the fourth consecutive year.

CBRE, which has an office in Birmingham, is the only commercial real estate services firm ever to be included in the influential listing, which ranks companies by total revenue.

CBRE was placed 440th on the list, up nearly 60 places from last year.

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