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23 April 2015

Retail sales figures - PwC comments

Commenting on the ONS retail sales figures out today: John Hawksworth, PwC’s chief economist, said: “The retail figures were somewhat weaker than expected in March... Read more

22 April 2015

PwC Legal continues corporate expansion with partner hire

Peter Workman has joined PwC Legal as a partner from King & Wood Mallesons. Peter focuses on buyouts, buy-ins and general M&A, in sectors including... Read more

PwC recognised as top for inclusion at Women and Work Awards

PwC named in The Times Top 50 Employers for Women 2015 The firm also wins the Opportunity Now Transparency Award PwC has once again been... Read more

21 April 2015

PwC launches new ticketing scheme with The Old Vic to help people access the arts

PwC, the professional services firm, is celebrating the third anniversary of its relationship with The Old Vic theatre in London by launching a new ticket... Read more

20 April 2015

PwC achieves five star rating in Business in the Community’s Corporate Responsibility Index – the only professional services firm to do so

Professional services firm PwC has achieved the highest possible rating in Business in the Community’s (BITC) annual benchmark of responsible business, the Corporate Responsibility Index... Read more

Employee Benefits preference varies according to gender and age: PwC research

Businesses are missing a trick by not tailoring work place benefits by gender and age, according to a new PwC study of 2,400 UK employees.... Read more

17 April 2015

Labour market data - PwC chief economist comments

In response to new labour market data released today, John Hawksworth, PwC’s chief economist, said: “There was more good news on the labour market today... Read more

14 April 2015

Pension deficits on the rise as Consumer Price Inflation stays flat

The Consumer Prices Inflation (CPI) has remained at zero, the Office of National Statistics announced today. CPI was 0% for the 12 months up to... Read more

Inflation figures - PwC's senior economic adviser comments

Commenting on the ONS monthly inflation figures out today, Andrew Sentance, senior economic adviser, PwC, said: “We have zero inflation for the second month running... Read more

UK house price inflation expected to halve in 2015, as latest data shows sharp fall in London prices

Commenting on the ONS house price figures out today, Richard Snook, senior economist, PwC, said: “Today we release updated PwC projections for house price growth.... Read more

13 April 2015

PwC report names top three challenges for global capital markets

A global survey of 261 capital market executives and industry leaders (53 UK respondents) has revealed increasing client profitability (36%), adapting to new technologies (33%)... Read more

PwC appoints new financial services risk assurance partner

PwC has appointed Steve Frizzell as a partner to the UK firm’s financial services risk assurance internal audit services team. Steve has been with PwC... Read more

10 April 2015

Strongest European first IPO quarter since dotcom boom in Q1 2000

Q1 2015 saw €16.4bn of IPO proceeds in Europe, the strongest start for 15 years Activity was driven by €1bn+ deals in Madrid, London, Switzerland... Read more

Half of people would use a workplace smartwatch – PwC research

New research from PwC shows that more than half of employees would consider wearing a smartwatch from their employer if their data was used to... Read more

Pension reforms: Fears of luxury spending are unfounded - pensioners are considering all options, says PwC research

Fears of luxury spending by pensioners able to access their pension pots for the first time this week appear to be unfounded, with just 1%... Read more

08 April 2015

Graduates vote PwC top for record 12 years in a row

PwC voted Top Graduate Employer for twelfth consecutive year and Top Accountancy Graduate Employer for 16th year The firm cement their position as Top Consulting... Read more

PwC targets an extra £56m return to MG Rover creditors as 10-year milestone is passed

Today marks ten years since Rob Hunt, Tony Lomas, and Ian Powell were appointed as administrators of MG Rover Group, the Midlands -based car production... Read more

05 April 2015

PwC pension reforms survey- fewer than 40% of 50-75 year olds have been contacted by their pension provider ahead of April 6th

Fewer than 4 in 10 (36%) of 50-75 year olds have been contacted by their pension provider on the retirement options available to them post... Read more

01 April 2015

Executive pay is falling in real terms and is getting harder to earn as 45% of chief executives receive no salary increase, says PwC research

PwC analysis shows executive pay levels are falling in real terms as early reporting shows 45% of FTSE100 executives have received no salary increase this... Read more

31 March 2015

GDP figures - PwC's senior economic adviser comments

Commenting on the GDP figures out today, Andrew Sentance, senior economic adviser, PwC, said: "It is not surprising to see GDP being revised up for... Read more

30 March 2015

Insurers’ confident growth will come from retail market despite intense competition – CBI/PwC Financial Services Survey

Confidence in the retail market and spending power of the individual is a consistent theme across the insurance industry and reflects overall optimism in the... Read more

Asset managers return to optimism but remain vigilant about the future– CBI/PwC Financial Services survey

Optimism has returned to the asset management sector following a dip at the end of last year, according to the latest CBI/PwC Financial Services Survey,... Read more

Financial services firms remain upbeat as profitability improves – CBI/PwC

Employment falls for second quarter Optimism in financial services rose strongly in the three months to March and profitability improved in most sectors, according to... Read more

26 March 2015

FCA publishes final Retirement income market study – PwC comments

The FCA published its Retirement Income Market study this morning. Its final confirmation that the retirement income market is not working well for customers should... Read more

Local State We’re In 2015: councils still under pressure

Only one in ten council Chief Executives are confident their council can protect frontline services in the face of continued austerity over the next five... Read more

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