How England’s towns face being left behind unless COVID-19 lessons learnt
Economic growth of the South and England’s cities on track to outpace the North and Midlands and England’s towns, as the country recovers from the pandemic. In brief COVID-19 has made ‘levelling up’ harder Positive early moves from Government: infrastructure, Levelling Up Fund, moving civil servants but more to do Unique opportunity to move to […]
Reset or level up. How can Gigabit Britain deliver for all?
In this report, we dive into the vital role of digital connectivity to stimulate the UK’s recovery in 2021. In brief Why do we need a ‘Gigabit Britain’? Closing the ‘digital divide’ and the key challenges and obstacles in the way of the UK achieving its long-term digital infrastructure ambitions. 50% of SMEs believe that […]
EY UK 2020 Transparency Report
Welcome to the EY UK 2020 Transparency Report It’s now customary, in our opening remarks about EY UK Transparency Reports (TR), to remind readers about the extent to which our profession is scrutinised by policymakers and regulators: that changes to corporate governance, reporting and auditing (the business ecosystem) are necessary and inevitable. There has certainly […]
What Brexit means for product labelling, marking and compliance
Changes will be required for placing goods on the Great Britain, Northern Ireland and EU markets. In brief Product labelling and marking requirements will change – regardless of whether a UK-EU trade deal is agreed. Some deadlines are immediate but they vary by product specification and the market goods are being placed on – Great […]
How can risk foresight lead to AI insight?
When it can take only one mistake — or a perception of a mistake — for a user to stop trusting AI, how can you earn and sustain user trust? By Cathy Cobey EY Global Trusted AI Consulting Leader Every challenge in business is an opportunity for AI. However, organizations are holding back in leveraging these […]
Are you transforming your technology or transforming your business?
“We see S/4HANA as one of the most strategic investments for our clients. Our approach is centred around unlocking business value and maximising investment in the SAP technology suite.” Anthony Byrne, CEO, EY AgilityWorks Limited S/4HANA by SAP SAP’s next generation technology suite signals a significant move away from the traditional, transactional system that merely […]