Our Fast 50 regional winners

Our Fast 50 regional winners

Since June, we’ve been on the hunt for companies of interest and we’ve certainly found them! Congratulations to all our Deloitte Fast 50 regional award winners announced at our regional celebration events on 21 and 22 September. We had two fantastic nights celebrating some of New Zealand’s top business talent!

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From A to Z - The rebranding story of one of our iconic companies

From A to Z - The rebranding story of one of our iconic companies

‘Get really clear on what you stand for and live it!’ These are the words of Z Energy’s CEO, Mike Bennetts, who presented at our Deloitte Private Club in Wellington this month to tell the story behind the birth of Z Energy. Starting out as Shell Oil, the brand now known as Z Energy has gone through a transformation, not only of their brand, but of their company values.

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Q&A with Deloitte Private manager - Tonia Farquharson

Q&A with Deloitte Private manager - Tonia Farquharson

Deloitte Private manager, Tonia, is lucky enough to work in one of our most scenic locations in Queenstown. When she's not distracted by the view, she's out establishing a strong marketing presence and helping clients achieve their business goals. We chatted with her around the challenges of working in a small town and why she is such a strong advocate for SMEs taking advantage of technology.

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Sophie Gilmour from Bird on a Wire talks leadership

Sophie Gilmour from Bird on a Wire talks leadership

As the co-owner of one of Auckland's fastest growing restaurant chains, Sophie Gilmour knows that managing people is both the greatest challenge and also the greatest pleasure of running a hospitality business. Since opening shop in 2012, she's learnt that it's crucial your staff feel ‘heard’, to not shy away from the hard conversations and to empower your staff on each stage of the journey.

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New Zealand’s leadership challenge

New Zealand’s leadership challenge

Strong leadership is directly correlated to the financial success of a business, however the programmes to help people become better leaders often seem to fail to deliver measurable impact. Our Leadership Practice Leader, Andy Clayton, offers some steps that organisations can take to address the issue. 

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