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29 June 2016

UK Private Business Awards 2016 – shortlist announced

PwC is delighted to announce the shortlist for the sixth annual UK Private Business Awards, often referred to as the Diamonds. The finalists have been... Read more

28 June 2016

UK’s key sharing economy sectors could deliver £140 billion by 2025

Total transactions for the UK’s five most prominent sharing economy sectors – collaborative finance, peer-to-peer accommodation, peer-to-peer transportation, on-demand household services and on-demand professional services... Read more

Mixing Mind and Machine: How the UK’s Business Leaders Make Their Big Decisions

New PwC study finds most UK organisations still only dabbling with data UK business is still underutilising data to make their most important decisions despite... Read more

24 June 2016

EU referendum - PwC comments on potential consequences for the airline industry

Ben Paul, PwC partner and airline industry leader, said:   “The decision to leave the EU has profound implications for our aviation industry, with issues... Read more

EU referendum - PwC comments on the impact on environmental issues 

Jonathan Grant, Director, PwC sustainability and climate change, said:  “Today’s outcome is a major setback for the type of collaboration needed to tackle global environmental... Read more

EU referendum - PwC comments on audit regulation impact

Gilly Lord, PwC’s UK head of regulatory affairs, commented:  “Despite today’s outcome, we shouldn’t expect the UK’s current implementation of EU audit regulation to be... Read more

EU referendum - PwC comments on private business/SME impact

Suzi Woolfson, UK Private Business Leader at PwC, commented:  "We should expect a bumpier economic climate in the short term, but as Mark Carney has... Read more

EU referendum - PwC comments on the impact on the energy industry (nuclear, utilities and oil and gas)

The UK oil and gas industry Alison Baker, PwC’s UK and EMEA oil and gas leader, said: "The oil & gas industry is a global... Read more

EU referendum - PwC comments on the impact for central government

Martin Jacobs, Central Government lead Partner at PwC, commented: "Change won't be immediate for anyone - we will need to see what happens in the... Read more

EU referendum - PwC comments on the impact for government and the public sector

Tina Hallett, Government and Public Sector lead Partner at PwC, commented: "Today marks the start of an uncertain, complex and no doubt lengthy process for... Read more

EU referendum- PwC comments on fintech sector impact

Steve Davies, EMEA fintech leader at PwC, commented: "London is emerging as the fintech capital of the world. This is in part because of the... Read more

EU referendum- PwC comments on banking sector impact

Simon Hunt, UK head of banking and capital markets at PwC, commented: "The UK is one of the world’s leading financial centres. The banking sector... Read more

EU referendum - PwC comments on Deals/M&A and Capital Markets

PwC comments on Deals/M&A Stuart McKee, Head of Corporate Finance at PwC, commented:  "The long-term ramifications of today’s vote are largely unknown. Understanding the impact... Read more

EU referendum - PwC comments on business recovery/liquidity

Ian Green, Business Recovery Services Leader at PwC, commented:  "The initial period after the referendum result will be a crucial time for businesses to try... Read more

EU referendum- PwC comments on Retail & Consumer

Madeleine Thomson, Retail & Consumer Lead at PwC, commented;  “As we enter a transition period in leaving the European Union, the impact on retailers and... Read more

EU Referendum- PwC comments on the impact for businesses and their workforce

Ben Wilkins, partner at PwC, commented:  “The vote to leave will have significant implications for businesses and their workforce, in a very wide range of... Read more

EU Referendum- PwC comments on pensions

Richard Cousins, PwC pensions partner, commented: “The uncertainty around our EU membership has contributed greatly to the volatility of the UK markets and this has... Read more

EU referendum - PwC comments on the tax implications 

Kevin Nicholson, head of tax at PwC, commented:   “Brexit will undoubtedly affect how people and businesses are taxed. The UK will now have more... Read more

EU referendum - PwC comments on the impact for Higher Education

Ian Looker, Education lead Partner at PwC, commented: "Following today's result, universities will remember that the UK excels in the global higher education sector and... Read more

EU referendum - PwC comments on the financial services sector impact

Andrew Kail, UK head of financial services at PwC commented: “The UK is one of the world’s leading financial centres. Financial services drive a trade... Read more

EU referendum - PwC comments on the impact for the pharmaceutical industry

Jo Pisani, Partner at PwC, commented: "Today’s result won't change anything immediately - we will need to see what happens in the coming months and... Read more

EU referendum - PwC comments on the impact for healthcare

Quentin Cole, Health industries lead Partner at PwC, commented: "The resulting insecurities of this result will be felt strongly across the health service. "The NHS... Read more

EU referendum - PwC comments on data protection

Stewart Room, PwC partner and head of PwC Legal's data privacy and protection practice, commented:  “Despite the leave vote, it is vitally important that the... Read more

EU referendum - PwC comments on real estate industry implications

Craig Hughes, UK real estate leader at PwC, comments on the UK voting to leave the European Union and the impact on the real estate... Read more

EU referendum - PwC comments on immigration

Julia Onslow-Cole, legal market leader and head of global immigration at PwC Legal, commented;  "This vote could have significant impact on businesses ability to recruit... Read more

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