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26 August 2016

GDP data, August 2016 - PwC comments

In response to new GDP data released today, John Hawksworth, chief economist at PwC, commented: “Today's data confirms that the UK economy grew by a... Read more

Healthy eating is increasingly on consumer’s agendas, with millennials leading the way

PwC Report: Healthy eating is increasingly on consumer’s agendas, with millennials leading the way Healthy eating is moving up the consumer agenda thanks to increased... Read more

23 August 2016

2016 London Market pricing conditions – PwC review 

2016 London Market pricing conditions – PwC review  Evidence of recent experience and rate changes not being appropriately reflected in pricing Casualty and Cargo lines... Read more

22 August 2016

PwC to recruit over 1,000 technology specialists to its UK Risk Assurance business by 2020

PwC’s UK Risk Assurance practice is on track to recruit more than 1,000 technology specialists over the next four years to meet increasing client demand... Read more

SMEs look to post-Brexit opportunities, but concerns over productivity and systems remain

· Government should prioritise negotiating single market access & new trade deals  · Germany should be the priority EU member for new trade agreements  ·... Read more

19 August 2016

Public finance data, August 2016 - PwC comments

Commenting on today's public finance data, PwC chief economist John Hawksworth said: “The public finances were in surplus by £1 billion in July, which is... Read more

£65m bulk annuity deal between Just Retirement and Amey OS Scheme Trustees announced

A £65m funding deal for one of the defined benefit pension schemes sponsored by engineering and public services firm Amey has been completed, PwC announces... Read more

18 August 2016

Retail sales data, August 2016 - PwC comments

In response to the latest retail sales data, John Hawksworth, chief economist at PwC, commented: “Today's retail sales data for July provides a positive surprise,... Read more

PwC reveals €1.1 trillion cash opportunity for companies globally

£28 billion working capital opportunity for UK companies  EU companies require more working capital to fund their operations than UK counterparts  Companies should revisit lessons... Read more

More students choose apprenticeship route, as PwC sees applications rise

Applicants to PwC’s school leaver programmes, including apprenticeships, up 8% from last year and 20% from 2014 Immediate increase in the number of graduate applicants... Read more

17 August 2016

PwC responds to HMRC's consultation on tax avoidance sanctions and deterrents

Kevin Nicholson, head of tax at PwC said:  “We welcome the opportunity to participate in this consultation process and look forward to contributing on this... Read more

UK labour market data, August 2016 - PwC comments

In response to today’s UK labour market figures, John Hawksworth, chief economist at PwC, commented: “Today's data confirmed earlier indications that the UK jobs market... Read more

16 August 2016

CPI and RPI data, August 2016 - PwC comments

Commenting on the latest consumer price inflation and retail price index data, John Hawksworth, chief economist at PwC, said: “The first post-referendum data saw the... Read more

UK House Price Index, August 2016 - PwC comments

Commenting on the UK House Price Index, Richard Snook, senior economist, PwC, said: Housing market remained strong before Brexit vote, but future slowdown likely “Today’s... Read more

15 August 2016

PwC announces new media audit win with Global Radio after Rickards Media Services acquisition

PwC is pleased to announce a new media audit win with Global Radio following a competitive tender, building on its acquisition of Rickards Media Services... Read more

11 August 2016

PwC comments on HMRC’s consultation on salary sacrifice

John Harding, employment tax partner at PwC, said: Salary sacrifice “Many employers use salary sacrifice arrangements whereby an employee sacrifices cash pay for another benefit... Read more

PwC says name-blind job applications aren't the silver bullet needed to tackle bias

Commenting on calls to introduce name-blind job applications to reduce bias against Muslims and other minority candidates, Laura Hinton, head of people and executive board... Read more

09 August 2016

Competition and Markets Authority retail banking investigation – PwC response

Commenting on today's publication of the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) final report following its investigation into the retail banking market, Isabelle Jenkins, PwC’s UK... Read more

04 August 2016

MPC cuts Bank Rate, August 2016- PwC comments on pensions

Commenting on the latest Bank Rate out today, Richard Cousins, pensions consulting partner at PwC, said: “Today's base rate cut means long-term gilt yields are... Read more

MPC cuts Bank Rate, August 2016 - PwC comments

Commenting on the latest Bank Rate out today, Andrew Sentance, senior economic adviser at PwC, said: "This cut in interest rates was widely expected, but... Read more

01 August 2016

PwC’s People & Organisation practice appoints new partners

PwC’s People and Organisation practice has recently appointed seven new partners, bringing its total number of partners to 57 in the UK.   Iain McCluskey... Read more

PwC appoints four new healthcare partners across public sector health and pharma

PwC has admitted four new partners to its health practice, reflecting the firm’s ongoing investment in health industries. The appointments across the UK and in... Read more

Blockchain holds huge potential for wholesale insurance: new Z/Yen and PwC report

New research from Long Finance, sponsored by PwC and conducted by Z/Yen, shows the wholesale insurance* market is enthusiastic about implementing blockchain solutions**. The report... Read more

29 July 2016

European Banking Authority stress test results: PwC comments

Anthony Kruizinga, PwC's European head of stress testing, said: “The European stress testing regime, which began in its current form with the Comprehensive Assessment in... Read more

PwC comments on Pension Protection Fund’s statement on Third Levy Triennium

Commenting on the statement from the Pension Protection Fund (PPF) on the Third Levy Triennium Consultation, PwC’s Julia Dickson, pensions credit advisory partner at PwC,... Read more

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