Worldwide tax transparency is becoming the norm
Overall, Belgium ranks somewhere in the middle of the international group, albeit with a clear lead in the area of computerisation. But the complexity of its returns again places Belgium towards the rear. A summary of the most noteworthy findings.
Half of Belgian CFOs responding to survey plan headcount cuts by 2014
Deloitte Belgium announces the results of its quarterly CFO Survey, conducted between March 13th and April 3rd. Against a backdrop of continued economic uncertainty, 49% of the 63 CFOs participating expect their organisation’s headcount to fall by 2014.
“Working Capital Management is an important value creator in a Leveraged Buyout”
This is one of the main conclusions of a student from the Ecole de Gestion de l’Université de Liège in his essay: “La gestion du Fonds de Roulement suite à des transactions de LBO”, the winner of the 2013 BVA Essay Award.
Team ‘RideOn’ wins the third edition of the Deloitte Fiduciaire Entrepreneurship Challenge
The team RideOn emerged as the winner of the Deloitte Fiduciaire Entrepreneurship Challenge. This competition, which was entered by 40 student-teams from all over Belgium, encourages students to set up a virtual company and manage it online.
Deloitte reveals the main 2013 trends in its international study of the Technology, Media and Telecommunications sector (TMT)
Password vulnerability, the enduring supremacy of the traditional computer, record sales for smartphones, the emergence of advertising on tablets and smartphones, connected TV sets… so many challenges for the sector in 2013.
Deloitte chooses the "Gateway" building at Brussels Airport
Deloitte has signed a long-term lease for the use of the “Gateway” building. It will occupy the entire building, erected around an impressive atrium, a transaction that contributes to the success of the “Gateway” project.
Outlook 2013: Headcount reductions ahead to remain competitive
Deloitte announces the results of its quarterly Belgian CFO Survey, conducted between 27 November and 14 December 2012. The survey results indicate that 2013 will again become a difficult year. Recovery will be slow and is unlikely to happen before 2014.
Employer charges represent 65% of all government contributions in the Tax Footprint of Belgian SMEs
Deloitte Fiduciaire announces the results of its second ‘Tax Footprint’, a screening of the Belgian SME sector, which measures how much an entrepreneur leaves to her most important stakeholder.
Digital and mobile Belgians prefer Wi-Fi
According to an international survey conducted by Deloitte into new ways of using mobile technology, Wi-Fi remains the number one source of connectivity for owners of smartphones and tablet devices in Belgium, in contrast with other markets.
Deloitte challenges manufacturers to develop new solutions to reignite growth
The Advanced Materials Systems (AMS) approach calls upon manufacturers to boldly rethink value creation and the means of achieving it, to revisit innovation, and forge new frontiers of opportunity.