PwC: PwC aims to push diversity with pro-bono initiative

09-May-2018

Professional services firm PwC has become an ‘affiliate firm’ to Aspiring Solicitors – the first venture by the pro bono volunteering unit at PwC’s legal arm. Thirty volunteers from PwC’s legal network will act ‘professional ambassadors’ to Aspiring Solicitors, providing mentoring and support to young people looking to progress.read more

PwC: Blockchain: Recording the music industry

02-May-2018

Blockchain is the technology that sits behind a new kind of database called a distributed ledger. It gives us a much more secure way to store and manage data. It has the potential to save the music industry billions by revolutionising the rights and royalties process, ensuring artists, writers, publishers and everyone in the music industry value chain is paid appropriately.read more

PwC wins five titles at the MCA Awards

27-Apr-2018

PwC’s consulting capabilities have been recognised at the annual Management Consultancies Association (MCA) Awards, with the firm winning five awards, including the overall Project of the Year, and highly commended in three categories. The Awards, now in their 21st year, are seen as a benchmark for quality within the consulting industry. read more

PwC: Outperforming the human: How can machine learning help your business?

16-Apr-2018

Every week, it seems someone produces a new estimate for how much data we produce. According to the research company IDC, by 2025 we will have created 163 zettabytes. That’s the equivalent of 40 trillion DVDs, or the entire Netflix catalogue 489 million times over. Technology allows us to gather, organise and analyse these vast volumes of data – but a potential weakness remains, and that stems from human involvement.read more

PwC: PwC encourages Asia Pacific businesses to invest in UK

03-Apr-2018

The GREAT campaign is an initiative run by Britain’s Department for International Trade to help overseas companies locate and grow in the UK. As part of PwC’s continued partnership for GREAT, the firm has supported a GREAT festival promoting UK businesses to investors based in the Asia Pacific region, hosted in Hong-Kong in the final week of March.read more

PwC: CBI PwC Financial Services Survey Q1 2018

29-Mar-2018

Optimism across financial services has fallen since the last survey, a trend that has seen sentiment deteriorate in eight of the last nine quarters. Taking an industry perspective, optimism appears split, with insurers more upbeat than their banking and investment management colleagues, the latter of whom have reported a decline for the first time in over a year. read more

John Madeley joins PA Consulting Group’s financial services team from PwC

07-Mar-2018

John Madeley has joined PA Consulting Group as a partner in its financial services team in London. John is an insurance specialist and has extensive understanding of the issues and challenges facing the industry. John will spearhead the development of PA's financial services business across the UK with a particular focus on the future of insurance. read more