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As the UK prepares to leave the European Union, we've put together a guide outlining the key Brexit milestones and some of the actions you can take now to prepare. It’s time to act. Read More: https://www.pwc.co.uk/the-eu-referendum/beyond-brexit-insights/beyond-brexit-timeline.html
The European Council granted a “flextension” to the Article 50 period to 31 October 2019, and Prime Minister Boris Johnson has indicated that the UK will leave the EU on that day “no ifs, or buts”. However, the European Council has indicated that there will be no renegotiation of the Withdrawal Agreement, and it is clear that Parliament is in disarray. There is limited Parliamentary time before the current exit day, and the position following [...]
What’s happening on the British high street? The gap between store closures and openings has again widened to record levels, but there are glimmers of positivity for certain sections of the retail industry. The first half of 2019 saw a record net 1,234 stores disappear from Britain’s top 500 high streets, with retailers and leisure operators continuing restructuring activity and services increasingly moving online. We also saw a total of 2,868 store closures, equivalent to [...]
Our jobs are changing, and fast. Many roles are disappearing altogether, while new ones are springing up. The discrepancy between the skills people have and those needed for jobs in the digital world is one of the most critical problems of our time. Read More: https://www.pwc.com/gx/en/issues/upskilling.html
The insurance sector is home to some of the largest areas ripe for disruption across the Financial Services industry in the coming years. With increasingly demanding consumers, struggling legacy systems, and growing amounts of data at their fingertips, technological advances are offering the insurance market the opportunity to transform the way they do business. Read More: https://www.pwc.co.uk/industries/financial-services/insights/insurtech-the-untapped-potential-within-the-uk-insurance-market.html