25 press releases for "Innovation"

11 April 2017

UK patients most sceptical about healthcare via AI and robotics

But open-mindedness of men and the young offers chance to transform healthcare delivery 55% of consumers across EMEA countries are willing to use AI and...

23 November 2016

PwC comments on new National Productivity Investment Fund

John Hawksworth, Chief Economist at PwC, commented: "The government is planning a total of £23 billion of additional capital investment, over and above previous plans,...

Autumn Statement 2016 - PwC comments on devolution

Commenting on today's Autumn Statement, Chris Buttress, Devolved and Local Government Leader at PwC, said: “To help regions in the UK fulfill their economic potential,...

08 November 2016

UK cities now outperform pre-crisis peak – PwC’s Good Growth for Cities index 2016

Oxford and Reading top the 2016 UK city rankings, ahead of other leading UK cities Edinburgh, Southampton and Bristol All cities have shown improved performance,...

04 November 2016

PwC Sponsors Z/Yen’s InsurTech Academy

PwC Sponsors New Collaborative InsurTech Research Project PwC and think tank Z/Yen are pleased to extend their association with the launch of a new project...

03 November 2016

Credit where it’s due- UK unsecured borrowing increases by £62m a day

Total unsecured debt in UK reached an all-time high in 2016, at almost £10,000 per household PwC’s Credit Confidence Survey shows confidence at its highest...

21 July 2016

Europe’s banking market in need of a “Fintervention”– and now has a major opportunity to transform itself

European banks must initiate an overhaul in order to fend off new and varied challengers as the spectre of Brexit looms over the sector. This...

02 June 2016

What type of Chief Digital Officer does your company need? From the ‘Progressive Thinker’ to the ‘Universalist’: Strategy& defines five archetypes of a CDO

As companies move to catch up with the digital future, they are taking a close look at what kind of executive they need to lead...

13 April 2016

Industry 4.0: UK and global companies to invest over $US 900 billion per year to become truly digital enterprises

Lack of digital culture, talent and clear digital operations vision are the biggest UK challenges UK firms set to invest c2.5% of annual digital revenues...

29 March 2016

‘Perfect Storm’ of events dampens optimism among financial services firms – CBI/PwC

Optimism among firms in the financial services sector has fallen at the fastest rate since 2011, according to the latest CBI/PwC Financial Services Survey. The...

16 March 2016

Budget 2016: PwC comments on UK’s aim to lead driverless revolution - and the potential economic benefit

Phil Harrold, automotive partner at PwC, comments on the Chancellor's announcement to pilot the UK's first driverless car tests on A-roads and motorways from next...

17 February 2016

PwC appoints Patrick Spens to explore transformational potential of blockchain,distributed ledger technology and encryption

PwC has hired Patrick Spens, the former regulator, hedge fund founder and city trader, to help consider the implications and possible applications for blockchain technology...

UK banking CEOs issue warnings on cyber threats and job cuts - PwC survey

UK banking CEOs are preparing for cyber-attacks, predicting a decline in staff numbers and planning tax changes to reflect tougher stakeholder expectations over banking transparency....

15 February 2016

PwC accelerates recruitment of data scientists to transform its deals business

PwC plans to add more than 1,000 data scientists to the 500 currently active in its international deals business over the next 18-24 months. This...

10 July 2015

Crown Estate publishes PwC Insight report into Total Contribution Methodology

Crown Estate continues to pioneer approach to measure and report on how its business activities create value and directly impact its broader performance beyond financial...

05 May 2015

PwC announces a business relationship with Rosslyn Analytics

PwC and Rosslyn Analytics have announced the launch of a joint business relationship to bring new and innovative data services to companies around the world....

10 April 2015

Strongest European first IPO quarter since dotcom boom in Q1 2000

Q1 2015 saw €16.4bn of IPO proceeds in Europe, the strongest start for 15 years Activity was driven by €1bn+ deals in Madrid, London, Switzerland...

11 February 2015

Can the UK oil & gas industry find opportunities in adversity?

UK oil and gas industry faces risk of an economic triple whammy Sustainable cost reduction strategy can make them fit for $50… and the future...

15 September 2014

PwC UK delivers growth in an improving market

PwC, the professional services firm, has today (Monday) reported revenue growth of 5% to £2,814 million for the year ended 30 June 2014, up from...

10 September 2014

Big business decisions driven by gut instinct as well as gigabytes – PwC report

Business leaders are taking major strategic decisions about the future of their businesses based on their gut instinct and experience in preference to the use...

07 February 2014

Corporate failures at lowest levels for a decade as funders rescue companies from collapse

PwC analysis of today’s national corporate insolvency statistics finds that the number of company failures has decreased again as positive sentiment has seen funders provide...

19 December 2013

PwC London HQ achieves highest ever environmental rating for a UK office.

‘Green’ score for refurbished office exceeds results for the best new builds in the UK; 60% of the building’s energy will be produced on site;...

11 October 2013

AIM IPO values rocket 142% year on year as 2013 Award Winners announced in London

The AIM market raised €564m through company floats during the third quarter of 2013 – almost 2.5 times more than the amount raised in the...

04 October 2013

Ian Powell says it's time to close the trust gap

Ian Powell, PwC’s Chairman and Senior Partner, has called for renewed efforts to improve the understanding of businesses’ contribution to society. Speaking at PwC’s 11th...

12 September 2013

UK companies must embrace innovation to grow

A half-hearted approach to innovation could undermine the potential of the UK’s economic recovery, future growth and competitiveness, says PwC in its report, Breakthrough Innovation...
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