Professional services firm Ernst & Young has been announced as the latest sponsors of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games – becoming the official professional adviser for the Games in the process.
The deal will see Ernst & Young provide professional advice to the organisers on everything from tax to infrastructure.
Douglas Nisbet, Ernst & Young Glasgow office managing partner, said: “We are extremely proud to be the first global business to pledge its support for Glasgow 2014 and believe our heritage, our history and our position at the heart of the city makes us a natural partner for the Games.
"Our aim of creating a sustainable legacy for our Scottish practice, underlined by the investment in our new office, mirrors the goals of the Games’ organisers.
The sponsorship deal was announced at the official opening of Ernst & Young’s new George Square office.
Ernst & Young has a long association with Glasgow through Arthur Young, one of the firm’s founders, who was born and educated in the city.