70 press releases for "PwC research"

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...

27 March 2017

Mixed picture for UK financial services, finds PwC/CBI survey

Hiring expected to rise as profitability improves Sentiment amongst financial services firms deteriorated further in the three months to December, but there are signs of...

20 March 2017

PwC unlocks the value of St Giles Trust Peer to the Future re-offending model

PwC's analysis shows that for every £1 spent, St Giles Trust returns £8.54 in social/economic terms Differentiating peer advisor programme across England and Wales is...

08 March 2017

Budget 2017- PwC comments on R&D tax credits red-tapereduction - boost for financial sector's cyber security efforts?

Commenting on the Chancellor’s efforts to reduce paperwork when claiming R&D tax credits, Peter Maybrey, financial services tax partner at PwC said: “The Chancellor’s moves...

Budget 2017 - PwC comments on the impact of NIC changes on financial services contractors and employers

Commenting on the increase in the main rate of Class 4 NICs for the self-employed by 1% to 10%, with a further 1% increase in...

Budget 2017 - PwC comments on today's Budget and the financial services sector - damp squib or thankfully quiet?

Commenting on today's Budget in relation to the financial services sector, Sarah Prior, financial services tax partner, said: "Today's Budget has thankfully been a quiet...

06 March 2017

UK business facing critical shortfall in female tech talent - PwC research

Only 27% of female students would consider career in technology and only 3% say it’s first choice, compared to 62% of males Females are less...

03 March 2017

New banks shed “challenger” label and sharpen focus on distinctive offerings

‘Challenger’ CEOs say distinctive offerings avoid the need to compete directly with the main high street players – many don’t see current account switching market...

02 March 2017

London First and PwC lay out the facts of migration and skills in the capital

A first of its kind analysis of the role of migration on London’s economy has been published today by London First and PwC. ‘Facing Facts:...

01 March 2017

Number of UK companies investing heavily in digital doubles – PwC’s 2017 Global Digital IQ Survey

Three quarters of UK executives believe their CEO is a digital champion One in ten UK companies now employs a Chief Digital Officer UK companies...

26 January 2017

2017: a year of political uncertainty but deal fundamentals are set to trump the politics, says PwC

Total M&A deal value in the power and renewables sector is running at the highest level in the current decade, according to a new report...

25 January 2017

50% of the public would pay more tax to improve NHS services

New research published today, by PwC, reveals that half the general public would pay more national insurance to help improve NHS services. Only a quarter...

23 January 2017

Mixed picture for UK financial services sector, latest CBI/PwC survey finds

Hiring expected to rise as profitability improves Sentiment amongst financial services firms deteriorated further in the three months to December, but there are signs of...

12 December 2016

PwC comment on today's social care funding story

Commenting on today's story of ministers considering local council tax rise to cover social care funding, Alan Milburn, former Health Secretary and chair of the...

23 November 2016

Autumn Statement - PwC comments on interest deductibility proposals for banks

Commenting on interest deductibility proposals for banks, Peter Maybrey, banking and capital markets partner, PwC said: "Supporting the competitiveness of the UK's banking sector is...

09 November 2016

Banks’ tax contribution climbs to £34.2 billion, PwC finds

· £17.4 billion was paid by UK banks in year to 31 March 2016, and £16.8 billion by foreign banks The total tax contribution of...

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

NHS staff and public want reforms to end confusion in current national health and social care system

70% of NHS staff in England say they do not understand role of national bodies Two in three say divide between health and social care...

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...

01 November 2016

Low Carbon Economy Index 2016: UK maintains its position as a climate change leader

The UK has maintained its position as one of the world’s leaders on climate action, outperforming decarbonisation levels in the US, Germany, France and the...

19 October 2016

PwC team sparks £750m pension deficit cost-cutting drive at Western Power

A company supplying the cabling that provides electricity to a quarter of homes in the UK has become the first to identify a potential £750m...

29 July 2016

European Banking Authority stress test results: PwC comments

Anthony Kruizinga, PwC's European head of stress testing, said: “The European stress testing regime, which began in its current form with the Comprehensive Assessment in...

26 July 2016

Separating signal from noise in emerging technology

PwC analysis identifies the ‘Essential Eight’ technologies that businesses should consider With no shortage of technological breakthroughs affecting businesses today and many more on the...

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...

18 July 2016

PwC reveals public view of armed services in latest Forces for Change survey

A PwC survey has found that nearly half the public are supportive of nuclear deterrent, while a significant proportion of people remain undecided, particularly women....

12 July 2016

Pension schemes no better off than 10 years ago - how should companies respond to Brexit?

It has been 10 years since PwC began tracking support for defined benefit schemes across the FTSE 350. Over that time, despite a gradual recovery...

28 June 2016

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...

16 June 2016

Optimism wanes among financial services firms for second consecutive quarter – CBI/PwC

Growth in business volumes holds up Optimism among firms in the financial services sector fell for the second consecutive quarter in the three months to...

10 June 2016

PwC report: Majority of charities are taking action to improve fundraising practice, new report finds

1 in 3 charities said maintaining public trust and confidence is the most important issue facing the sector At least 73% of the respondents reported...

07 June 2016

Slower, lower, weaker... but not defeated - PwC Mine 2016 report

The first collective net loss in the Top 40’s history (US $27billion) Market capitalization down 37 per cent (%), in some cases below Net Book...

26 May 2016

PwC report: The Local State We’re In 2016 – hopes for devolution up, but challenges remain

A fifth of local authority chief executives and council leaders across the UK expect to have additional devolved powers by 2020, but more than eight-in-ten...

18 May 2016

Queen's Speech 2016: PwC comments on the Prison and Courts reform bill

Commenting on the Prison and Courts reform bill in today's Queen's Speech, Roland Sonnenberg, PwC partner, said: "What we have seen in today’s Queen’s Speech...

17 May 2016

CMA publishes provisional decision on remedies for the retail banking market : PwC comments

Commenting on today's publication of the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) retail banking investigation provisional remedies, John Lyons, retail and commercial banking leader and partner...

09 May 2016

Energy sector continues to lag behind UK industries in developing senior female talent – new report

Only 6% of executive boards seats in top 100 UK-headquartered energy firms are held by women - a fifth of PfW’s target of 30% by...

06 May 2016

Business planning on Sustainable Development Goals needed to action CEO concerns about stakeholders

CEOs who believe companies will prioritise long-term profitability over the short-term within five years need to identify how they impact positively or negatively on the...

27 April 2016

PwC's Global Investor survey reveals contrast with CEO opinions on key skills, value creation and performance incentives

A new global survey from PwC reveals the differing views between investors and chief executives on key issues such as performance incentives, the availability of...

Media sans frontieres – cross border news on the rise

PwC has today published a unique report into cross-border news – that is, news consumed outside the home country of its producer. The research shows...

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...

11 March 2016

Can operators match the pace of the smart ticketing revolution? – PwC survey

91% of London travellers now use smart ticketing technologies – up from 41% in 2014 Only 20% of travellers outside London use smart ticketing despite...

29 February 2016

Savvy shoppers go smartphone globetrotting to bargain hunt – but worries still linger about information security

As canny shoppers find more sophisticated ways to compare prices and find the best deals, 70% of UK consumers say they expect to buy goods...

17 February 2016

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 February 2016

The doctor will ‘I.T.’ you now: 4 in 10 willing to consult “virtual GPs” through apps, UK-wide study finds

A new PwC study of the UK’s healthcare market has found that almost four in 10 people would be willing to receive advice from their...

21 January 2016

PwC launches new global technology team to harness Bitcoin technology

PwC has recruited 15 leading technology specialists to exploit and commercialise blockchain, the technology that powers the crypto-currency, Bitcoin. The new Blockchain team will be...

Plan to review, exploit and innovate in 2016: Strategy& report on oil & gas trends

As oil and gas executives navigate one of the most volatile periods in the industry’s history, a new report by PwC’s Strategy& looks at three...

18 January 2016

Profitability remains strong as Financial Services firms focus on costs, says CBI/PwC poll

Overseas level of business below normal, quarterly survey finds Growth in business volumes picked up more strongly than expected in the three months to December...

11 December 2015

Update on Caparo Industries plc and its subsidiaries – collectively the “Caparo Industries Group" or “CIP” – in administration

PwC is delighted to confirm the successful conclusion of the sale of substantially all of the remaining businesses and assets of Caparo Industries Group. This...

IPO market ends 2015 on a high with estimated total annual proceeds increasing by 15% year on year

PwC expects to see more than €58 billion of proceeds raised in FY15, after Q4 delivered five mega IPOs raising more than €1.5billion each across...

08 December 2015

Cyber crime fears dominate UK Banking Banana Skins' threat rankings

‘Banana Skins’ poll identifies top threats to banks UK bankers and market watchers now place fears about cyber crime at the top of a list...
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