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29 January 2016

A Treasurer’s Top 4 Disruptors - on the ground at the 2015 AFP conference

By Hans Candries and Robert Vettoretti A few weeks ago, more than 6,000 finance and treasury professionals met in Denver, at the annual conference of the Association for Financial Professionals (AFP). PwC also participated, and shared ideas with peers, clients, banking, and technology specialists. What’s clear is that a number...

25 January 2016

Top international honour for PwC’s Corporate Treasury team

For a 15th consecutive year PwC has been named Best Global Treasury Consultancy by global publication Treasury Management International (TMI) in their annual Awards for Innovation and Excellence. Established in 1998, the TMI awards are firmly recognised as the quality benchmark for the treasury profession, formally acknowledging the banks, vendors,...

14 January 2016

Trends in technology

By Robert Waddington | Director Impact on Treasury Technology is advancing at a rapid pace and it’s important that Treasury teams keep on top of the trends to ensure they continue to add value to the business. Along with the leading software provider SAP, the PwC Treasury and Commodity team...

18 December 2015

Does cash forecasting really matter?

Rod Staples | Senior Consultant – Treasury Advisory Although this may be contentious, it’s worth examining, as many organisations struggle to produce robust cash forecasts, despite investment of scarce resources. Yet achieving ‘better cash forecasts’ remains one of the top three aspirations of treasurers – is this wasting time and...

04 November 2015

ACT Annual Dinner 2015

By David Stebbings Follow @DavidStebbings1 Only one week to go until the ACT Annual Dinner 2015. The Treasury team here at PwC are looking forward to exchanging views and experiences with our clients and the wider treasury community in the superb surroundings of the Great Room at the Grosvenor House...

26 October 2015

IFRS 9 – Why is it time to get excited?

By Alice Mason Follow @alicemase When someone says IFRS 9 to you what are your first thoughts? I would guess effort, change, complexity, a long way off and a lot to learn are probably up amongst them? Given the standard is only about 100 pages shorter than the whole of...

15 May 2015

Cash management in a “cash is trash” era – a 123 approach

By Edoardo Tiraboschi The ghost of the financial crisis, the economic uncertainty of the Eurozone, the increasing regulatory constraints, the record-low central banks rates are all contributing to an increasing pressure on EMEA Treasurers who face the demanding task of managing cash efficiently without assuming disproportionate risk. A recent PwC...

21 April 2015

Treasury and cash management in law firms

By David Stebbings Follow @DavidStebbings1 David Snell and David Stebbings discuss the key areas law firms need to focus on when it comes to treasury and cash management. Traditionally, banking teams at law firms have focussed on managing client money and a firm's domestic cash. However, the international growth of...

27 February 2015

Top 7: The hottest issues in treasury for 2015

By Chris Raftopoulos Follow @RaftopoulosC With a new year comes a fresh set of challenges and opportunities for the treasurer. January and February have quickly disappeared and already there are a number of themes emerging. Most come from a volatile economic environment, the growth of business in emerging markets and...

17 February 2015

Megatrends and the impact on Treasury

By Saffier Cheng Follow @SaffierC With Treasurers playing an ever-increasingly important role in an organisation, we hosted an event at the end of 2014 to discuss what we perceive to be the Megatrends of today's economy. Our guest speaker was Will Day, Sustainability Advisor to PwC, who instigated a very...