429 posts categorised "Press releases"

29 June 2016

Three Northern Ireland finalists in UK Private Business Awards 2016

Two Northern Ireland organisations and one individual have made the shortlist for the sixth annual UK Private Business Awards. The finalists have been selected from over a thousand entries from private businesses across the UK and reflect the increasing diversity in the private business landscape. The Cookstown-based, Keystone Group has...

24 June 2016

EU Referendum- PwC comments on global mobility and employment

Commenting on the implications for global mobility and employment as a consequence of the UK leaving the EU, Ben Wilkins, partner at PwC, said: “The vote to leave the EU will have significant implications for businesses and their workforce, in a very wide range of areas from immigration and global...

EU referendum - PwC comments on the tax implications of leaving the EU

Commanting on the potential tax implications of the UK leaving the EU, Kevin Nicholson, head of tax at PwC, said: “Brexit will undoubtedly affect how people and businesses are taxed. The UK will now have more scope to use tax to help particular industries, regions, and groups of people. In...

EU referendum - PwC comments on the economic impact on the UK

Commenting on the likely economic impact of the UK decision to leave the UK, Andrew Sentance, senior economic adviser at PwC, said:   "The UK leaving the EU is potentially a big leap into the unknown, disrupting trade relationships with our most important and nearest trading partner and creating uncertainty...

Statement from Ian Powell, Chairman and Senior Partner of PwC regarding the UK’s decision to leave the EU:

Commenting on the outcome of the EU referendum, Ian Powell, chairman and senior partner of PwC said: "The UK’s decision to leave the EU will have significant implications for businesses and we are already working with our clients and people to support them as those implications are understood.   "History...

20 June 2016

Economy Minister launches PwC Data Analytics Academy

Economy Minister Simon Hamilton has launched the collaborative Data Analytics Academy with PwC and arc-net. The programme aims to provide graduates with the distinct skills and experience required to take up new opportunities in PwC and arc-net’s rapidly growing Data Analytics teams. The Minister said: “This Academy is an excellent...

PwC helps 70,000 Northern Ireland primary school pupils stay safe online

Almost 70,000 primary school pupils in Northern Ireland will get cyber security lessons as part of a new initiative being delivered by IT3Sixty and local IT companies and backed by PwC. The Junior Bring IT On programme, which is supported by PwC, will work with 840 primary schools to enhance...

17 June 2016

PwC Northern Ireland partners Bank of England on Blockchain technology.

PwC’s Northern Ireland Emerging & Digital Technologies team today announced a major project with the Bank of England which provided technical expertise and support to the Bank’s own technology specialists on Blockchain, distributed ledger technology (DLT). PwC’s Northern Ireland Blockchain technology team worked alongside the Bank to design and carry...

15 June 2016

Northern Ireland jobs back to pre-crash levels, but output remains stalled

Today's labour market data from the NI Statistics and Research Agency (NISRA) shows that employment has returned to the pre-crash levels of early 2008, but output remains critically low. Total employment in March 2016 was 735,010 - 0.3% up on the previous peak level in 2008, with 11,930 jobs created...

14 June 2016

PwC Belfast pioneers Blockchain research across global insurance market.

PwC has launched a collaborative research project into the potential of Blockchain technology to transform the wholesale insurance sector. The project will be a collaborative exercise with the Long Finance community - an initiative established by Z/Yen Group and Gresham College in 2007 and aimed at exploring long-term ways of...
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