PwC’s Good Growth for Cities Index shows three major Scottish cities improving their performance in the rankings of UK cities against last year’s Index. Scottish cities included in the latest analysis are also performing above the UK average when it comes to the ratio of house prices to
The Scottish economy has reported growth of 0.3% in the three months to February 2023, according to the latest PwC UK Economic Outlook — alongside the rest of the UK’s nations and regions. Whilst the rate of growth north of the border is greater than that of North East, South East,
Two in five businesses (38%) have seen an increase in the number of employees taking long term sick leave due to mental health related illness since the pandemic, according to PwC research.
Big Four accountancy firm PwC has revealed that it will invest $1 billion in artificial intelligence to automate sections of its audit, tax and consulting services in its US business over the next three years. PwC stated that the investment feautres an 'industry leading relationship' with Microsoft,
Scottish consumers are prioritising everyday essentials, like food shopping and spending on children and pets ahead of beauty, home improvements and nights out when it comes to managing finances.
More than half of consumers surveyed for PwC Research’s latest Cost of Living Tracker have said they don’t have confidence that the policies announced in last week’s Budget will have a positive impact on their personal financial situation.
Big four firm PwC has said it is reviewing its hiring and training procedures to accommodate recent school leavers and graduates affected by the lockdown and missed out on taking exams under normal conditions due to Covid.
PwC formed a global alliance with artificial intelligence (AI) startup Harvey, providing PwC’s Tax & Legal Services (TLS) professionals worldwide access to the AI platform. Harvey, which is backed by the OpenAI Startup Fund, is built on OpenAI and Chat GPT technology. It is a platform that
In the latest iteration of PwC’s Women in Work Index, Scotland has kept its top three position among the UKs nations and regions. The Index, first launched in 2010, is a weighted average of the five indicators that reflect women’s participation in the labour market and equality in the wo
The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has fined PwC and two of the firm's former partners nearly £8 million due to failures in the audits of Babcock International's accounts. The fines are in relation to the audits of Babcock's accounts ending in the financial years 31 March 2017 and 31 March
Net store closures in Scotland are at their lowest rate since 2016 marking an overall positive turn for retail post-pandemic, according to new data from PwC and The Local Data Company (LDC).
PwC’s annual pantomime will head to Glasgow later this week for its 36th production, ‘Babes in the Wood’. The show, which will be hosted at The Theatre Royal for three nights, comes to the city following a successful week-long run in London’s West End.
Pictured: PwC Scotland’s regional market leader, Jason Morris (centre), joined by YLVC’s fundraising engagement managers for scotland, Carol Jones and Scott Gibbins; and members of PwC Scotland’s Empowering Communities Committee, Katrina Murray (far left) and Margo Connell (far rig
While only 21% of UK CEOs expect the global economy to improve over the next 12 months, they remain bullish about their business’ revenue prospects in the timeframe, with 48% very or extremely confident. This is according to PwC’s 26th annual CEO Survey published at the World Economic Fo
Sentiment among financial services recovered in the three months to December (+10% from -55% in September), despite gloomy expectations for activity in the quarter ahead, according to the latest CBI/PwC financial services survey.