PwC partners set to receive record payouts

Partners at PwC are on track to receive a bumper sum of £868,000 – their biggest annual payout in recent history.

Published 19 July 2021

Scots ready to pay the price for more sustainable travel, PwC study finds

Scots are preparing to return to the daily commute when Covid-19 restrictions are lifted, with many willing to pay extra in travel costs to protect the environment, according to new research from PwC.

Published 19 July 2021

FCA commits to being a more innovative, assertive and adaptive regulator

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has today made a commitment to be a more, innovative, adaptive and assertive regulator.

Published 15 July 2021

PwC & CBI: Spending to rapidly increase as financial services firms plan to boost IT security

Financial services firms in the UK are planning to boost IT spending to tighten up their cybersecurity, according to new data from PwC UK and the CBI.

Published 8 July 2021

PwC & ACCA: One in three finance professionals think their current elevated status will be an 'enduring change'

The role of accountancy and finance professionals has dramatically evolved in the pandemic, but only one in three think their current elevated status will be an enduring change, according to a global survey from the Association of Chartered Certified Accounts (ACCA) and PwC.

Published 1 July 2021

PwC announces four new partners in Scotland

PwC has extended the number of equity partners in Scotland to 34 with two new admissions to the partnership bolstered by the relocation of two specialists in energy, and M&A tax advice. In addition, five new directors have been unveiled.

Published 30 June 2021

PwC to embark on massive UK recruitment drive as part of $12bn global plan

Big Four accountancy firm PwC has announced plans to recruit more than 4,000 additional staff in the UK as part of a $12 billion global plan to respond to technological disruption, fractured geopolitics, climate change and the enduring impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Published 16 June 2021

PwC: Electronic payments at epicentre of financial services industry transformation

The financial services industry is in the midst of a significant transformation in electronic payments accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new report by PwC.

Published 27 May 2021

EY staff to work from home at least two days a week in wake of pandemic

Staff at Big Four accountancy firm EY will be allowed to work from home for at least two days per week after all coronavirus restrictions are eased.

Published 25 May 2021

New PwC report urges banks to take action on ESG

PwC's Strategy& has published a new report urging banks to assess their strategies in the context of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG).

Published 21 May 2021

PwC: Scotland's inequality gap will widen without collective action

The COVID-19 pandemic is making it harder for people living in Scotland to achieve better opportunities in life, according to new research by PwC, which suggests government and businesses must take radical action to avoid furthering inequalities in society.

Published 12 May 2021

PwC appoints Fraser Wilson as new financial services leader in Scotland

PwC has named Fraser Wilson as head of financial services in Scotland, as the firm continues to build its presence in an industry worth £13 billion to the Scottish economy.

Published 11 May 2021

FCA consults on changes to MIFID's conduct and organisational requirements

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has launched a consultation on potential reforms to the UK Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID).

Published 29 April 2021

Increased flexibility transforming the way Scots want to work, PwC study finds

Almost half of Scots believe increased flexibility will become transformative to the way they work over the next three to five years, according to PwC’s Upskilling Hopes and Fears 2021 survey.

Published 22 April 2021

FCA asks investment firms for feedback on IFPR

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has launched its second consultation on introducing the UK Investment Firm Prudential Regime (IFPR) for FCA prudentially-regulated investment firms.

Published 20 April 2021