PwC: Total Retail 2017


In 2017, UK retailers face one of the most competitive environments in decades. With the continuing shift in customer preferences towards online and increasingly mobile shopping, an unstable global marketplace that demands unprecedented technological sophistication, some retailers are being confronted with challenges to their very more

PwC: PwC in Scotland reports above-UK average growth


PwC, the professional services firm, has reported record revenue of £3.60bn for the year ended 30 June 2017, up 5% from £3.44bn last year, as the firm continues to invest in people, technology and its regional presence in response to client demands. In Scotland, revenue is up 6% from the previous year - the fourth year in a row Scottish growth has outpaced the UK more

PwC: RANKED: These will be the 21 most powerful economies in 2030


Emerging markets will start to dominate rankings of the world's top economies by 2030, according to a report published earlier this year. The report, published by PricewaterhouseCoopers, finds that emerging markets such as India and Brazil will increasingly challenge the economic dominance of the USA and China, while others slip more

PwC: GDPR programme emerging trends


The GDPR countdown continues and at PwC we're expecting September to bring a rush of new requests for support, as people come back from their summer holidays fully recharged and ready to tackle their programme to do lists. read more

PwC: Ready for take off. How InsurTechs are poised to transform insurance


PwC’s second year of collaboration with the Startupbootcamp InsurTech program takes place against a backdrop of growing excitement, investment and a rapidly increasing number of new businesses and collaborative partnerships. The growth of InsurTech has been remarkable, with a thriving ecosystem of start-ups, insurers, investors and innovators springing up over the past twelve months. read more

PwC: Staff shortages are pushing up pay, recruiters say


The UK labour market is tightening, with employers finding it harder to recruit staff, according to a survey of employment agencies. The survey says that pay rates for both permanent and temporary staff are rising quickly due to a continuing fall in the number of job more

PwC: UKEO Report - Outlook for London


The weather in London in summer is difficult to predict. One day it will be sunny and warm and the next you’ll be reaching for your jumper. Much the same could be said for the economic outlook. Following the Brexit vote, the UK economy is weathering uncertainty better than expected. However, as always, there are many challenges that London in particular, will face in 2017 and beyond. Some of the highlights from our latest UK Economic Outlook (UKEO) offer insight into the issues facing more

PwC: PwC suggests insurance could become obsolete


Could technology render the insurance industry as we know it obsolete? Insurtech like peer-to-peer coverage, artificial intelligence and on-demand insurance could make the industry unrecognisable in years to come, according to Nick Spooner, PwC digital experience centre lead more

PwC: PwC: on the road to sustainable procurement


With a commitment to do what is right for clients, people, communities and the environment, corporate social responsibility is at the heart of the business, and in particular it is important to the people who make decisions about what to purchase and who to purchase from – the procurement more

PwC: AI Could Boost UK GDP by 10% by 2030


Research shows that AI demand could boost the UK GDP by up to 10% by 2030, with job gains in retail, healthcare and finance sectors.The evolution of artificial intelligence is likely to make the UK GDP almost 10% higher by 2030, which adds an extra £232bn to the current more