PwC comments on the latest government report on what Brexit means for how the EU's data protection package will work in the UK

News Article - 18/07/2017 : Benchmarking data, brexit, business strategy, data security, EU data protection, financial management, GDPR, General, Risk & regulation, Risk & Compliance, Technology

Following the recent release of the House of Lords EU Home Affairs Sub-Committee's Brexit: the EU data protection package report PwC made the...

PwC has released a comment on the Queen's Speech data protection announcement

News Article - 21/06/2017 : Benchmarking data, business strategy, data security, financial management, GDPR, Risk & regulation, Risk & Compliance, Technology, Practice Management

Following the mention of the Data Protection Bill in the Queen's Speech today, please find thoughts below from PwC's global data protection legal services leader, Stewart Room:

"The Queen's Speech has removed any doubt...

PwC: The number of fines for UK data privacy issues doubles and totals £3.2m

News Article - 01/06/2017 : Benchmarking data, business strategy, data security, financial management, GDPR, Risk & regulation, Risk & Compliance, Technology

- The UK was one of the most active regions for regulatory enforcement action in Europe last year, along with Italy (€3.3m)
 
- Enforcement notices rose by 155%
 
Breaches of UK data...

PwC report: Technology’s role in data protection – the missing link in GDPR transformation

Resource - 18/05/2017 : Benchmarking data, business strategy, data security, financial management, GDPR, law firm regulation, law firm risk, Technology

Executive summary

The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) delivers a fundamental change in how data controllers and data processors handle personal data. Instead of an ‘add-on’ or afterthought within business...

PwC law firms tax seminar: Employer taxes

Event - 20/02/2017 : Benchmarking data, business strategy, Central London, data security, financial management, Risk & regulation, Finance, Workshops and seminars

We are delighted to introduce our 2017 programme of tax seminars for law firms.

As in previous years we have selected topics which we hope will be of interest to UK and International law firms. This year’s programme will focus mainly...

PwC discuss the future of legal services in a sharing economy

Resource - 24/01/2017 : Benchmarking data, business strategy, data security, financial management, General, Risk & regulation, The Future of Legal Services

This article was written by Charles Michalowski-Cummings and Qi-an (Kian) Poon at PwC.

The ‘sharing economy’ describes a broad, macro trend that is reshaping how many services – and critically the outcomes...

PwC discusses tomorrows law firm

Resource - 24/01/2017 : Benchmarking data, business strategy, data security, financial management, General, law firms, Risk & regulation, The Future of Legal Services

This article was orignally written by David Sell from PwC.

Back in the mid 1800’s, many people in Western Europe were resistant to the introduction of the combustion engine driven vehicle. Their insistence that it would...

2016 Annual Law Firms' Survey from PwC

Video - 07/11/2016 : Benchmarking data, business strategy, data security, financial management, General, law firm survey 2016, Risk & regulation

The video

David Snell, head of our Law Firms advisory group, and Kate Wolstenholme, our UK Business Services leader, take a look the findings of our 25th anniversary survey report which is set against a backdrop of significant...

PwC Annual Law Firm's Survey 2016

Resource - 03/11/2016 : Benchmarking data, business strategy, data security, financial management, Risk & regulation, Finance

Law firms see ‘modest’ revenue growth alongside margin pressure ahead of more challenging market conditions

·        75% of Top 100 UK law firms report revenue growth, down from 82% in 2015...

Law firms tax seminars 2016: commercial and accounting developments – 2 November

Event - 12/07/2016 : Benchmarking data, business strategy, Central London, data security, financial management, risk and regulation, Finance, Workshops and seminars

We are delighted to introduce our 2016 programme of tax seminars for law firms.

As in previous years we have selected topics which we hope will be of interest to UK and International law firms. This year’s programme again has a...

Law firms tax seminars 2016: VAT update - 11 October

Event - 12/07/2016 : Benchmarking data, business strategy, Central London, data security, financial management, risk and regulation, Finance, Workshops and seminars

We are delighted to introduce our 2016 programme of tax seminars for law firms.

As in previous years we have selected topics which we hope will be of interest to UK and International law firms. This year’s programme again has a...