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17 September 2014

Phones 4u Limited (‘P4U or ‘the Company’) in administration- UPDATE Re:Policy Administration Services

Further to the announcement on Monday 15 September that Phones 4u Limited (P4U) has been placed in administration, Dan Yoram Schwarzmann, Douglas Nigel Rackham, Robert... Read more

Phones 4u Limited (‘P4U', 'Phones 4U' or ‘the Company’) in administration- UPDATE

Rob Hunt, joint administrator and PwC partner, said: "We can confirm that Dixons Carphone have agreed, with our blessing, to offer roles to all people... Read more

Landmark ECJ ruling will bring huge VAT bill to banks and insurers

Banks, insurers and other financial services firms across Europe face extra VAT costs running into £100 millions in the UK alone, following an ECJ judgment... Read more

Earnings data - PwC chief economist comments

In response to ONS earnings data released today, John Hawksworth, PwC’s chief economist, said: "Today's data shows that regular pay growth remains very subdued at... Read more

16 September 2014

The OECD today set out recommendations from the first part of its tax reform programme to tackle Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) Richard Collier,... Read more

PwC comment on ONS house price data: Average London house price breaches £500,000 milestone

Commenting on the ONS house price figures out today, Richard Snook, senior economist, PwC, said: "Today's figures revealed that the average London house price has... Read more

15 September 2014

Phones 4u Limited (‘P4U or ‘the Company’) - in administration

Robert Jonathan Hunt, Ian David Green and Robert John Moran of PwC have today been appointed as administrators to Phones 4u Limited (P4U), a leading... Read more

European run-off market set for sixth year of growth as Solvency II drives deals – PwC survey

The European run-off market is expected to grow for the sixth year in a row, with transactional activity set to reach a peak in 2015... Read more

PwC breakfast briefing: Emerging risks present an opportunity the broking industry must seize

In his keynote speech today at the PwC breakfast briefing at the annual Monte Carlo Reinsurance Rendez-vous, Dan Glaser, president and CEO of Marsh &... Read more

PwC UK delivers growth in an improving market

PwC, the professional services firm, has today (Monday) reported revenue growth of 5% to £2,814 million for the year ended 30 June 2014, up from... Read more

Clients expect more from their brokers in the challenging new risk era, according to PwC report

Brokers need to take on a wider risk advisor role in the market or face losing profitable business to special risk advisors, according to PwC’s... Read more

14 September 2014

Reinsurers need to differentiate themselves or risk consolidation, PwC report

The reinsurance sector could be set for a renewed wave of cost-cutting and consolidation, with reinsurers with undifferentiated ‘me too’ strategies particularly vulnerable according to... Read more

12 September 2014

Growth beds in – PwC’s UK hotels forecast to 2015

Real evidence of a sustained growth story in the regions after some difficult years – Glasgow Commonwealth Games drove largest uplift in occupancy in regions... Read more

PwC comment on IPPR Decentralisation Decade - UK almost four times more centralised than the EU average.

Commenting on the launch of the IPPR’s Decentralisation Decade report, supported by PwC, Stephanie Hyde, head of regions at PwC, said: “There’s a healthy debate... Read more

11 September 2014

FoundOcean is UK private business of the year

Winners of 2014 UK Private Business Awards (The Diamonds) revealed #PBA14 Want to start a successful business? Choose something you like and have fun. That... Read more

10 September 2014

Big business decisions driven by gut instinct as well as gigabytes – PwC report

Business leaders are taking major strategic decisions about the future of their businesses based on their gut instinct and experience in preference to the use... Read more

PwC appoints new insurance director

PwC has appointed Daniel Dzenkowski as an insurance director and FATCA specialist. Daniel will primarily help to lead specific aspects of PwC’s operational tax services... Read more

PwC appoint Tina Hallett to lead firm’s government & public sector group

Tina Hallett, an experienced partner and public sector advisor has been appointed as leader of PwC’s government and public sector group. Tina will lead PwC’s... Read more

09 September 2014

PwC comment on Government's climate change agreement view "Securing our Prosperity"

Specialists from PwC's sustainability and climate change team comment on the launch today of the UK Government's Securing our prosperity through a global climate change... Read more

07 September 2014

UK economy grows greener - but world heading for 3°C - 4°C of warming unless greenhouse gas emissions rapidly reduced.

Download 2 Degrees of Separation: the PwC Low Carbon Economy Index 2014 UK is the most improved nation in PwC’s annual index of carbon efficient... Read more

03 September 2014

PwC’s growing cyber security practice recruits leading data protection lawyer

Stewart Room, former data privacy and security partner at Field Fisher Waterhouse, is joining PwC Legal as a partner in the firm’s cyber security practice.... Read more

28 August 2014

Migration data - PwC chief economist comments

Commenting on today's new data on net migration, John Hawksworth, PwC’s chief economist, said: "Net long-term migration rose sharply to 243,000 in the year to... Read more

Richard Horne, PwC cyber partner, comments on cyber threats to financial sector;

“In today’s digital world, cyber attacks against the financial sector are constantly on the rise, with data breaches in the global financial sector tripling to... Read more

22 August 2014

Decentralisation: Public still hold Westminster accountable when decentralisation lacks real powers and visibility

PwC survey shows public still hold UK government accountable for public services when they deteriorate nationally, but devolved governments are attracting increasing credit and blame... Read more

21 August 2014

Retail sales and public finance data - PwC chief economist comments

In response to retail sales and public finance data released today, John Hawksworth, PwC’s chief economist, said: "Retail sales volumes continued to grow in July,... Read more

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