PwC Scotland to boost deals team as confidence returns to investment market

Scotland’s deals market is set to see increased activity in 2020, with a ready availability of cash expected to attract sellers as Brexit uncertainty dissipates, leading PwC to expand its deals team.

Published 11 February 2020

Big Four in talks to separate audit and consulting arms to beat government enforcement

The Big Four accounting firms are engaging in talks with the audit regulator regarding a self-imposed break-up in an attempt to get ahead of government enforcement action.

Published 23 January 2020

PwC: UK increasingly attractive territory for organisation growth for Europe’s CEOs

CEOs in Europe’s biggest economies regard the UK as one of the most important territories for their organisation’s future growth - more so today than in recent years, according to PwC’s 23rd annual CEO Survey.

Published 21 January 2020

PwC: Scottish workers ready for reskilling as automation changes shape of the business world

Government and businesses are being urged to prepare for reskilling workers at risk from automation, with 45% of Scots feeling concerned at the prospect, compared to 38% across the UK, according to a new study by PwC.

Published 17 December 2019

BDO rivals Big Four as it acquires FTSE 250 clients

Challenger accountant BDO has rivalled The Big Four accountancy companies as it has taken on nine FTSE 250 audit clients this year.

Published 9 December 2019

Businesses join forces to push gender equality in technology

PwC, Royal Bank of Scotland and Morgan Stanley have joined forces to help improve gender diversity in the technology sector in Scotland.

Published 6 December 2019

PwC: Scots economy set to slow but will nudge ahead of UK

Economic growth in Scotland will remain subdued in 2019 and 2020, but slightly ahead of the UK overall this year, according to PwC’s latest UK Economic Outlook.

Published 26 November 2019

PwC & OGUK: North Sea technology could play leading role in energy transition

The North Sea has the potential to become a global showcase for the energy transition as a number of low carbon solutions grow in prominence, with partnership models becoming critical for the future of the basin, according to a new report from PwC and OGUK.

Published 20 November 2019

PwC Scotland wins Market Builder award at Social Enterprise Awards

PwC has been named among the leading supporters of social enterprises in Scotland after winning the Market Builder award at the Social Enterprise Awards Scotland last night.

Published 13 November 2019

FRC: 'Big Four' increase their market share of UK audit

The largest accountancy firms have increased their share of the UK audit market with 100% of FTSE 100 companies now audited by the Big Four, according to new research from the Financial Reporting Council (FRC).

Published 28 October 2019

PwC makes two new energy appointments

PwC has appointed Glasgow-based Drew Stevenson as energy leader and David Lewis as tax partner specialising in energy.

Published 17 October 2019

Survey reveals Scots are less concerned with financial impact of Brexit

PwC's latest consumer sentiment survey has found that Scots are becoming less worried about the impact of Brexit on their spending, but more believe they will be worse off in 2020 with retail and socialising expected to take the brunt of the cutbacks as operators ramp up their festive plans.

Published 8 October 2019

PwC: Increased investment in Scottish hotel industry will stimulate future growth

A new report by PwC has indicated that increased investment means that the number of hotel rooms in Scotland's main cities is in a strong position for future growth.

Published 3 October 2019

Claire Reid of PwC is excited to make a difference

Claire Reid, the new leader of PwC in Scotland, has revealed her excitement at the opportunity to make a difference at the company.

Published 30 September 2019

Scottish business leaders come together for National Inclusion Week

Business leaders from across Scotland have come together to share their stories and inspire young people as part of National Inclusion Week.

Published 26 September 2019