TheVeganKind raises £3.5m in series A funding round with support from PwC

Glasgow-based vegan subscription business TheVeganKind has raised £3.5 million in Series A Capital funding after being advised by PwC.

Published 8 April 2021

PwC: Financial institutions spend 14% of operating costs on change management

Financial institutions are spending, on average, 14% of annual operating costs on change management functions in order to drive greater productivity gains, a new PwC study has shown.

Published 6 April 2021

PwC announces new flexible work deal for employees

Following extensive consultation with employees, Big Four audit firm PwC has announced a deal to allow its 22,000 employees greater flexibility for post-pandemic working.

Published 1 April 2021

PwC: Scotland could see £4bn boost from levelling-up female workforce

Almost £4 billion would be added to Scotland’s economy by levelling-up female workforce participation to match the highest performing region of the UK, according to the latest PwC Women in Work Index. 

Published 18 March 2021

PwC: Scotland’s high streets take impact as 1,200 stores close across country

More than 1,200 chain stores closed in Scotland in 2020 with just 612 openings, continuing a trend that has developed across high streets in recent years, leading to 14% fewer stores compared to 2016 as shoppers migrate to online shopping.

Published 15 March 2021

PwC: Post-Brexit UK an increasingly attractive growth target for global CEOs

The UK is a more important growth prospect to global CEOs now than it was pre-Brexit, according to PwC’s 24th Annual CEO Survey.

Published 12 March 2021

Scottish business community welcomes 'budget for recovery'

The Scottish business community has largely welcomed Chancellor Rishi Sunak's 'Budget for recovery' which extended the furlough scheme, froze income tax rates for five years and increased corporation tax to 25%.

Published 4 March 2021

UK Government 'must ensure fintech succeeds', Kalifa Review finds

The UK Government must continue to be focused on ensuring the success of UK fintech, according to the newly released Kalifa Review of Fintech.

Published 26 February 2021

PwC: Scotland set for 2021 economic growth after second half comeback

Scotland’s economy could grow by as much as 4.6% this year according to PwC's projections, as the country begins to recover from the slump created by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Published 25 February 2021

PwC UK predicts global insurance run-off liabilities to reach $864bn

PwC UK has predicted that global insurance run-off liabilities will reach $864 billion in 2021.

Published 24 February 2021

PwC: Financial institutions to significantly increase use of gig economy workers

More than half (52%) of financial institutions say they expect to have more gig-based employees over the next three to five years, according to a new PwC report. 

Published 23 February 2021

PwC: Stick or Twist: oil services have a crucial choice to make on their future path

Oil services companies can no longer delay making a choice about their future direction, according to a new report from PwC Strategy&.

Published 18 February 2021

PwC: Scotland finds renewed sense of community after year of pandemic, but societal divisions are widening

Scots have revealed that their local communities are growing closer, and have become more important after a year spent closer to home, however, the pandemic has left society itself more divided.

Published 17 February 2021

Mark Batten appointed UK banking and capital markets leader at PwC

Mark Batten has been appointed as banking and capital markets leader for the UK at PwC.

Published 12 February 2021

FCA review reveals how regulation can better support unsecured credit market

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has published a report on change and innovation in the unsecured consumer credit market following a Review by its former interim chief executive, Christopher Woolard CBE.

Published 2 February 2021