PwC: New Innovation Programme Gears Up to Drive Health Tech Innovation in North West


PwC Start-up Growth Programme is proud to launch The Future of Health. Based in Salford and starting March 2017, in collaboration with UP ventures group, the 12 week programme focusses on employee wellbeing, connected healthcare and long term care. Through a mix of sector-focussed coaching from PwC, UP and their clients, introductions and senior executive engagement, the programme will enable 12 start-ups to grow their business and change the face of more

PwC: UK's sharing economy feeling regulatory pressure |


The major sharing economy sectors in the UK are facing increasing pressure from regulators, according to PwC. The Big Four firm said the rate of growth in the sharing economy sectors has started to slow this year. Regulators are tightening up and better enforcing tax rules, and legal rulings in areas such as employment regulation are challenging existing business models, it added. read more

PwC: PwC's economic predictions for 2017


Following a turbulent 2016, PwC’s chief economist John Hawksworth and senior economist Barret Kupelian have made a number of predictions on the prospects for both the UK and global economy next more

PwC: Women returners: The £1 billion potential of women returners -


Despite the gains the UK has made in improving female labour market outcomes, there's still significant underutilised potential: one such group is professional women returning from career breaks. Our new research shows that addressing the career break penalty could deliver gains of £1.7 billion to the UK more