Erskine House, 68-73 Queen Street, Edinburgh EH2 4NH

The financial services industry continues to meet fresh challenges as it responds to escalating regulatory upheaval, fragile investor confidence, the eurozone crisis, and weakened demand in many of their key markets. The dramatic changes to the economic landscape, however, offer a unique set of challenges and opportunities for Scotland. PwC's financial services team in Scotland, with over 35 partners and directors, has the expertise to help you not only respond to these challenges but grasp new opportunities.

Operating in all sectors of the financial services industry, from international banking and insurance groups through to niche asset managers, the financial services team has access to over 800 qualified staff across our offices in Aberdeen, Edinburgh and Glasgow, as well as a global network, enabling our clients to draw on a wealth of expertise and experience across a wide range of areas - from audit and tax to transaction services.
Our clients can gain access to a wide range of services, including:

  • Accounting, reporting and controls
  • Assurance services
  • Financial planning and treasury
  • Actuarial services
  • Corporate governance and regulatory issues
  • Risk management
  • Corporate finance, PFI and mergers and acquisitions
  • Due diligence, transaction services and valuations [Colin Tait]
  • Insolvency, receiverships and business turnaround
  • Personal, corporate and indirect taxation
  • Pensions, pay and benefits
  • Human resource management and employment taxes
  • Consulting (people, technology, finance, Performance improvement, strategy and governance)
  • Forensic accounting and investigations

Stephanie Bruce Head of Assurance in Scotland and Leader of PwC's Financial Services practice, Scotland

Steve Davies Partner, Consulting, Retail and Commercial Banking, Scotland and Head of PwC’s UK Retail Banking practice

Lindsay Gardiner Regional Leader, Scotland