9 posts categorised "Government"

02/13/2017

Closing the gap between rich and poor

Authors: Rollie Quinn, Government and Public Services Global Leader and Nick C Jones, Global Director of PwC's Public Sector Research Centre Globalisation and technology have brought many gains over the last twenty years. People, goods and services, capital and information all flow more easily and quickly across the world. Being...

06/28/2016

Bracing for Brexit

Author: Bob Moritz , Network Chairman elect, PwC International Ltd. The global economy has enjoyed tremendous growth and opportunity by expanding the freedom to pursue business success through unfettered market access. This approach is being tested with the United Kingdom’s vote to “Brexit” the European Union. The outcome of this...

05/10/2016

Why government and business must tackle big social issues together

Author: Nigel Wilson, CEO, Legal and General Looking at societies across the world, we’re seeing the ongoing homogenisation of customers, coupled with widening differences in how countries are responding to the post-global financial crisis world. That’s creating a lot of political unrest and changes in law and regulation – which...

02/11/2016

Why government and business really do need to work together

Author: Nick C Jones, Director of PwC’s Public Sector Research Centre As the snow settles after the launch of PwC’s 19th Annual Global CEO Survey in Davos, one of the key issues remains how government and businesses can work better together to deliver the outcomes that both they, and citizens,...

02/17/2015

Not so confident? The views of the state backed CEO

Author: Nick C Jones, Director of PwC’s Public Sector Research Centre State owned enterprises (SOEs) have become a rising influence in the global economy over the past decade, particularly since the financial crisis. And this is reflected again in the 18th Annual Global CEO Survey, with more than 1 in...

05/23/2014

India: looking to the future

Author: Bharti Gupta Ramola, Markets Leader, PwC India India has voted in a party with a simple majority for the first time since 1989 in the sixteenth general elections. This election has resulted in many firsts: the first non-congress majority of independent India, the largest electorate turnout of 550 million...

03/04/2014

Looking to the long term – what’s the view like for CEOs of state backed enterprises?

Author: Nick C Jones, Director of PwC’s Public Sector Research Centre CEOs running organisations with state backing are typically taking a longer term view of their businesses and also a wider view of their impacts, according to the results of PwC’s 17th Annual Global CEO Survey. As noted by one...

02/05/2014

Getting fit for their futures?

Author: Nick C Jones, Director of PwC’s Public Sector Research Centre CEOs are telling us that technological advances, demographic changes and shifting global economic power are three of the fundamental forces reshaping businesses. But another striking finding from the 17th Annual Global CEO Survey is that the top-two threats for...

02/21/2013

A new contract between business and the state?

Change and complexity are a constant challenge. Disruptive events, both ‘black’ and ‘grey’ swan, seem to be happening faster than ever. And economic conditions are becoming tougher for all, even in the BRIC economies. While more developed regions, such as North America and Europe, continue to wrestle with fiscal deficits...