Twelve Jobs That Robots Cannot Do

Paul Sloane | Posted 14.07.2017 | UK Tech
Paul Sloane

Where does that leave the displaced humans? The standard answer is education. Policy makers advise that people should retrain into higher skilled professions. The problem is most training simply provides more knowledge and skills which can also be replaced by automation.

The Two Accountants Responsible For The Oscars Fail Will Never Work For The Academy Awards Again

The Huffington Post | Ashley Percival | Posted 02.03.2017 | UK Entertainment

The two accountants responsible for the Oscars gaffe, which saw the Best Picture award mistakenly given to the wrong film, will not work for the Acade...

London Receptionist 'Laughed At And Sent Home' For Not Wearing heels

The Huffington Post | Louise Ridley | Posted 12.05.2016 | UK

A female temp worker says she was sent away from a top London financial company for refusing to wear high heels to the office. Nicola Thorpe, 27, who ...

Whistleblowing in the Public Interest Goes on Trial

Molly Scott Cato | Posted 27.04.2017 | UK Politics
Molly Scott Cato

This week, the man who lifted the lid on the cynical practices employed by large, profitable corporations to avoid paying taxes goes on trial. Through...

Will Millennial Customers Demand A Better Experience?

Alistair Niederer | Posted 21.04.2017 | UK
Alistair Niederer

One of the key drivers of change in the way that customers expect service is that the millennial generation is becoming so dominant in society. These are the people born from 1980 up to the millennium who are now university age up to their mid-thirties.

Is Black Friday Finished?

Mark Hillary | Posted 12.11.2016 | UK Tech
Mark Hillary

Maybe it's just me, but I'm not really all that interested in Black Friday. I know the retailers get stock especially for the event and I don't want to be climbing over bodies to grasp at a TV bargain. Shops look like combat zones during Black Friday.

The Economic Impact of Open Data: What Do We Already Know?

Jeni Tennison | Posted 30.10.2016 | UK Tech
Jeni Tennison

Open data fuels economic growth. Many believe in the theory and ask for the proof. A new report by Nesta and the ODI adds to the evidence of the impac...

London City Worker Dies After Falling From 10th Storey

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 31.07.2015 | UK

A man has fallen to his death from the tenth story of an office building in London’s South Bank, just yards from City Hall. The City worker died ...

In The Era Of The Democratised Customer, What Kind Of Customer Service Do You Prefer?

Alistair Niederer | Posted 02.06.2015 | UK
Alistair Niederer

For the past few years I have been blogging about how far and how fast customer service has changed. A decade ago companies would give you a phone num...

Miliband Faces Awkward Row Over 'Inappropriate' Labour £400k Gift From PwC

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 19.02.2015 | UK Politics

Ed Miliband faces a new row with his fellow Labour MPs after the party took nearly £400,000 from PwC, the accountancy firm recently accused of "promo...

The Girls Network (So Long Old Boys Club...)

Rae Duke | Posted 29.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Rae Duke

Get ready to hear about a new, exciting charity featuring a backdrop of bright yet untapped talent, a sprinkling of girl power and a big dollop of inspirational women to top it all off. (Yes please!) I'm talking about The Girls Network, a new yet already award-winning charity that I've just become patron of.

Engagement Is the Number One Metric in Marketing

Raconteur Media | Posted 27.09.2014 | UK
Raconteur Media

At Raconteur we endeavour to have honest, frank conversations with the best of the best - we feel it's important to know how different field leaders, from advertisers and business people to creatives and consumers, think about the world of marketing today. So we interviewed Heidi Taylor, Head of Government & Public Sector Marketing at PwC...

Helping Yourself to Company Information: Can You Afford the Risk?

Christian Toon | Posted 18.08.2014 | UK Tech
Christian Toon

Although we would never dream of taking a laptop or chair upon leaving a job, the same cannot be said for information. An Iron Mountain study from 2012 revealed that two thirds of European office workers admit they had taken or would take information they had been involved in creating when they left a job.

Is Booz & Co's New Name The Stupidest Rebrand Ever?

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 03.04.2014 | UK

To mark its takeover by accounting giant PriceWaterHouseCoopers, management consulting firm Booz & Co is now getting a brand new name - "Strategy&". ...

Cut Taxes Now, Liam Fox Tells Osborne

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Politics

George Osborne has been urged by former defence secretary Liam Fox, Tory backbenchers and the PwC accountancy firm to unveil tax cuts in his Autumn St...

All About the Women

Anjali Ramachandran | Posted 30.01.2014 | UK Tech
Anjali Ramachandran

We've had a pretty good few weeks as far as elevating the status of women in the workplace is concerned. Articulate Network, the database of women speakers in the tech and creative industries, finally launched to the public on Lanyrd.

Austerity Britain 'To Continue Till 2030'

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 07.11.2013 | UK Politics

British families will continue to feel the austerity squeeze until 2030, over a decade longer than previously expected, a stark report by PwC has warn...

Want A Career In The Professional Services Sector?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.10.2013 | UK Universities & Education

Have you always dreamed of a career as an accountant or risk advisor but couldn't afford university? Well never fear - there's still a way of landing ...

'Scottish Independence Would Create Economic Dislocation'

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 06.09.2013 | UK Politics

Scottish independence risks creating "economic dislocation" for British business, the new head of the CBI business lobbying group has warned. In h...

Accountancy Firms Using 'Insider Knowledge' From Treasury To Dodge Tax

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.04.2013 | UK Politics

Big accountancy firms are using "insider knowledge" gained from Treasury staff to help companies and wealthy individuals avoid paying UK taxes. The...

20 Shops Closed Every Day In 2012, Replaced By Pound Shops, Payday Lenders And Charities

The Huffington Post UK | Charlie Thomas | Posted 28.02.2013 | UK

Fears about the changing nature of the British high street look set to be realised, after new research reveals that 20 shops were closed a day on Brit...

Child Benefit Cuts 'To Cost Some Families £50,000'

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.11.2012 | UK

Looming child benefit cuts are set to cost some families around £50,000 by the time their youngest child reaches adulthood. Financial services fir...

Lucy Sherriff

The People Who Decided University Just Wasn't Worth It

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 20.12.2012 | UK Universities & Education

For many years, university has been touted as giving youing people the best chance of getting on the career ladder but since the tuition fee hike, the...

G4S 'Donate £2.5m' To Olympic Troops

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.08.2012 | UK

G4S is to donate £2.5m to the Armed Forces as a "goodwill gesture" amid reports the security firm has called in PWC to probe what went wrong after 18...

Graduates Let Down By Finance Firms, Says PwC

PA | Posted 08.05.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Finance firms need to change their approach to graduates' careers or the current shortage of talented employees will get worse, a new report has warne...