Articles from PwC

A Third of Youth Surveyed Globally by UNICEF Say Their Education Is Not Preparing Them With the Skills to Get Jobs

@PwC and @UNICEF join forces to boost youth #skills worldwide  An online poll of 40,000 young people in over 150 countries reveals that many young people feel their current education is not preparing them with the skills they need to get jobs.

Female earnings in the UK need to increase by £93 billion to closed the gender pay gap

Despite holding firm in 16th place, the UK is being outpaced by greater improvements in female employment prospects in other OECD countries - despite £189 billion GDP prize if the female employment rate could match Sweden, according to PwC’s latest Women in Work Index, which analyses female economic empowerment across 33 OECD countries.

UK workers eager to upskill due to #automation

New research out today from PwC reveals that, despite an appetite and willingness to learn new skills in the face of increasing automation, many UK workers are not being offered upskilling opportunities by their employers, which is leading to mistrust and fear of automation and technology. 

PwC launches Manchester 'Flying Start Programme'

PwC has announced the launch of its fourth accountancy ‘Flying Start Programme’ in association with Alliance Manchester Business School at The University of Manchester and the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW).

Artificial Intelligence could add £232bn to UK GDP by 2030

UK GDP could be around 10% higher in 2030 as a result of #ArtificialIntelligence #AI - the equivalent of an additional £232 billion, according to new research by PwC. This makes AI the biggest commercial opportunity in today’s fast-changing economy.