Q3 GDP data, October 2016 - PwC comments


John Hawksworth, chief economist at PwC, comments on the preliminary Q3 GDP data released today,

In Search of Lost Time


A time-to-report analysis in the Banking & Capital Markets industry

Effectively Managing Financial Crime Risk Within the Senior Managers’ and Certification Regime: Five key challenges


Sian Herbert, Partner at PwC, considers the five key challenges firms face in relation to effectively managing financial crime risk within the SM&CR

Sanctions and the Insurance Market - Putting in place an effective compliance programme


London is a global insurance hub where it is essential for firms to have a presence. For any global company ensuring they manage the risks facing their business is a constant challenge. This is particularly true for sanctions due to an increase in enforcement, regulation and complexity of regimes. It is critical that insurance service providers have an effective sanctions compliance programme to manage these numerous challenges.

CBI PwC Financial Services Survey - September 2016


Profitability remains strong for UK financial services firms as they focus on costs and efficiencies

The PwC Diversity Journey - Creating impact, achieving results


The PwC Diversity Journey - an introduction from our Chairman Kevin Ellis

Cities of Opportunity 7: London retains the top spot


Cities of opportunity analyses the development of 30 global cities across 10 key indicators.

Tackling the viability statement: practical suggestions, positive thinking – An update


Our new guide is an update of our previous document now that issuers have reported against the 2014 UK Corporate Governance Code for the first time.

Accounting briefing


PwC’s quarterly technical update on recent developments and topical issues in UK GAAP.

Can Ultimate Beneficial Ownership Registers help prevent financial crime?


PwC examine the requirements for the Ultimate Business Owners registers, and share some local perspectives from across EMEA on the challenges and opportunities of this new EU legislation.

Financial crime risks and trade finance


Trade finance is a specialised area within finance like few others. As such, compliance of trade finance requires a detailed understanding of the process and its intricacies. Working with our alliance partners Pole Star, a leading maritime fleet monitoring and risk management solution provider, we have been assessing the risks that trade finance presents to banks and also how our subject matter expertise can assist those involved in trade finance to better manage their risk.

Tribunals' Conflicts on Interest


International Arbitration is a well-established forum for dispute resolution, and the principles that underlie the calculation of damages are well known and consistently applied by tribunals. Interest, however, appears to be the “final frontier” of quantum, where there appears to be more variety in approaches and some diametrically opposed opinions on methodology.

Transforming lives: BIM, Branding and Business Change


The misconception that technology and innovation are the same thing is widespread in many industries. In every sector, the fact is that technology is just part of the story, and will only drive innovation if it’s combined with wider and deeper change across the organisation, including behaviour, culture, capability and processes.

Compliance: The role of the Board and leadership- Forensic Services


Building an effective relationship with the Board is a challenge for most compliance functions. The Board sets the strategic direction and establishes the risk appetite for the business.

Compliance: ethics, culture and values - Forensic Services - PwC UK


Compliance should be able to establish the circumstances and help to cultivate an environment in which people feel empowered, equipped and confident to take the appropriate decisions in a given context.