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10 July 2014

Q2 European IPO performance quadruples to €22.3bn year on year, says PwC

Best Q2 for European IPOs since 2007, with 145 IPOs raising €22.3bn €33.7bn already raised to date in 2014 by 213 IPOs –more than in... Read more

09 July 2014

Average UK house could be worth around £330,000 by 2020: PwC

UK house prices could rise by 8% this year, with prices increasing by around 13% in London. But pace of growth is expected to moderate... Read more

08 July 2014

Non-core loan portfolio sales top €43 billion in the first six months of 2014

New research by PwC shows that sales within the €2.4 trillion European non-core loan pool have continued to increase over the first half of 2014... Read more

Companies are overpaying £9bn a year into pension schemes, reveals Skyval Pensions Index analysis

Analysis by PwC's Skyval Pensions Index suggests that companies are overpaying into their pension schemes by £9bn a year because they are not taking advantage... Read more

07 July 2014

Traditional insurers risk losing customers in the digital age, says PwC research

Traditional insurers face a growing threat of losing out to new entrants in the battle for customers as people are increasingly using the internet to... Read more

05 July 2014

Size of UK economy to overtake France by 2020 and narrow the gap with Germany by 2030

The UK to remain sixth largest economy in the world by 2030. Political, legal and regulatory institutions and communications technology are key strengths, but the... Read more

03 July 2014

PwC promotes record number of new partners and most diverse new partner group ever

53 new equity partners in total, a 20% increase on 2013 40% of new partners are women 43% of new partners are based in regions... Read more

02 July 2014

One in three Brits have pulled a sickie – costing business £9bn a year, according to PwC research

Sick days are costing UK business over £23bn a year, but a large proportion of the sick bill is preventable as one in three British... Read more

01 July 2014

Marnixheath Limited (‘the company’) - in administration (trading in the UK as La Senza and Pinkberry)

Robert Moran, Mike Jervis and Stuart Maddison of PwC have been appointed as joint administrators of Marnixheath Limited on 1 July 2014. The company operates... Read more

PwC comment on UK manufacturing PMI figures

In response to UK manufacturing PMI figures out today, Darren Jukes, PwC UK manufacturing leader, commented: “There is continued good news for the UK manufacturing... Read more

PwC pledges support for Invictus Games and launches crowd-sourcing initiative to help build a legacy for wounded, injured and sick Service personnel

PwC, the UK’s leading professional services firm, is to back the Invictus Games, the international sports event for ‘wounded warriors’ from the armed services. Competitors... Read more

30 June 2014

Financial services firms upbeat as business volumes rise- CBI/PwC

The UK’s financial services firms saw another rise in business volumes in the three months to June, and optimism continued to pick up across the... Read more

Far reaching review of UK tax by British public

A Citizens’ Jury convened by BritainThinks for PwC has set out recommendations for reforming the UK tax system. The outcomes are being presented to Government... Read more

27 June 2014

The digital shift and progression to a ‘MyMedia’ company

A shift towards a more personalised customer‑centric media organisation is the single biggest change since the arrival of digital media According to new research by... Read more

26 June 2014

Delivering social value leads to better services and cost savings for commissioners, shows new research report

Report from Social Enterprise UK, Wates Living Space, PwC, the Chartered Institute of Housing, and Orbit Group launched at Chartered Institute of Housing Conference, Manchester,... Read more

PwC comment on energy market referral to CMA

Reacting to the referral of the UK energy market to a review by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA), PwC specialists in the UK energy... Read more

PwC comments on the Government’s plans to reshape workplace pensions

PwC comments on the Government’s response to its plans to reinvigorate workplace pensions, issued today (Thursday 26 June 2014). Philip Smith, head of defined contribution... Read more

25 June 2014

Global market capitalisation tracker shows US businesses eclipsing the rest of the world

· Almost half the world’s top 100 listed companies are American. · Combined market capital of global 100 rockets by more than six trillion dollars... Read more

23 June 2014

Global capital project & infrastructure spending to more than double to $9trillion by 2025: 51% up in UK – PwC

• Overall UK spending to increase 51% from £70bn in 2014 to £106bn in 2025 • UK spending will grow 3.9% per annum • Transport,... Read more

20 June 2014

PwC comments on Equal Pay Audits

The Government has today published the response to its consultation on Equal Pay Audits. Pursuant to changes enacted under the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act... Read more

17 June 2014

PwC climate policy specialists comment on joint UK / China statement on climate change

Commenting on the joint statement from the UK and China on Climate Change released today: Lit Ping Low, climate economist, PwC said: "It is yet... Read more

16 June 2014

Businesses must wake up to global risks to maximise competitive advantage, says PwC

Industry experts gear up for summit meeting on business resilience Business leaders are not doing enough to prepare for the risks that arise from an... Read more

12 June 2014

MiFID II published in the Official Journal of the EU – PwC comments

Today the EU published MiFID II in the Official Journal (OJ) following more than two and a half years of consultation and negotiation. Publication in... Read more

David Bettesworth joins PwC’s insurance advisory team

David Bettesworth has joined PwC as head of insurance and investment management advisory in London. He was previously financial services head of enterprise risk Services... Read more

Council leaders’ confidence and public's patience crumbling as scale of local government transformation required accelerates

12 JUNE 2014 Download PwC The Local State 2014 Council leaders’ confidence in protecting front line services is crumbling in the face of sustained financial... Read more

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