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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

20 August 2014

PwC comments on phase 2 of the Apprenticeship Trailblazer

Gaenor Bagley, PwC head of people, said: “We are proud to be part of the Government’s Trailblazer in Accountancy, which looks to make Apprenticeships more... Read more

19 August 2014

Lehman Brothers Pension Scheme – funding agreement announced

The Joint Administrators of Lehman Brothers International (Europe) (“LBIE”) and the Trustees of the Lehman Brothers Pension Scheme (the “Scheme”) are pleased to announce that... Read more

PwC comment on ONS house price data

Commenting on the ONS house price figures out today, William Zimmern, senior economist, PwC, said: "Today's ONS data shows that average house prices in the... Read more

18 August 2014

Workers trade personal data for a better work deal: PwC Future of Work report

The type of data profiling used by retailers and advertisers could soon become commonplace in the workplace, according to the second in PwC’s Future of... Read more

15 August 2014

GDP figures - PwC chief economist comments

In response to revised GDP data released today, John Hawksworth, PwC’s chief economist, said: “Today's revised GDP figures showed no change in the big picture... Read more

Five key sharing economy sectors could generate £9 billion of UK revenues by 2025

Total revenues for the five most prominent sharing economy sectors – peer-to-peer (P2P) finance, online staffing, P2P accommodation, car sharing and music/video streaming – could... Read more

14 August 2014

Eurozone GDP figures- PwC comments

In response to Q2 2014 GDP figures out today, Richard Boxshall, senior economist at PwC, said: “The latest GDP figures emphasise a soft core at... Read more

Increase in PwC graduate roles met by record levels of student interest

Application to PwC, the professional services firm, have reached a record high of 24,000 applications, or 66 per day, after the number of graduate places... Read more

05 August 2014

One North report - PwC Leeds responds

In response to the One North report, launched today and which proposes £15bn of transport improvements for the North, Arif Ahmad, PwC's senior partner in... Read more

04 August 2014

PwC appoints new data analytics director

PwC has appointed a new data analytics director to the UK firm’s Financial Services Risk and Regulation team. Leigh Bates joins from SAS Institute where... Read more

30 July 2014

PwC comment on London Infrastructure Plan - "some of the solutions need careful consideration"

Commenting on the London Infrastructure Plan released today, Ray Mills, partner, PwC and a specialist in capital projects and infrastructure investment, said: "London needs effective,... Read more

29 July 2014

The end of the office? PwC Future of Work report

The traditional nine to five office environment could soon become a thing of the past according to a new report by PwC: ‘The future of... Read more

25 July 2014

GDP figures - PwC chief economist comments

In response to preliminary Q2 2014 GDP data released today, John Hawksworth, PwC’s chief economist, said: "Today’s GDP data took us past a symbolic landmark,... Read more

23 July 2014

MPC minutes - PwC chief economist comments

In response to the Bank of England MPC meeting minutes published today, John Hawksworth, PwC’s chief economist, said: “The MPC is still struggling to decipher... Read more

22 July 2014

PwC comment on the fourth carbon budget: sticking to its guns on carbon targets will support much needed investor confidence

Jon Williams, partner, PwC sustainability and climate change comments on the government's statement on retaining the fourth carbon budget: "By sticking to its guns on... Read more

AIFMD in effect today - PwC comments

In response to the AIFMD rules coming into effect today, Grant Lee, asset management director at PwC, commented: "The one year transitional period for European... Read more

21 July 2014

PwC boosts Financial Services Risk and Regulation team with new leader, promotions and new hires

PwC has appointed George Stylianides as the new leader of its growing Financial Services Risk and Regulation (FSRR) practice, taking over the role from Julie... Read more

PwC comments on landmark pension changes

Commenting on the Government’s response to its “Freedom & Choice in Pensions” consultation, Philip Smith, pensions director, at PwC said: “The landmark pension changes are... Read more

PwC announces investment to accelerate Africa growth opportunities

PwC has today announced it is increasing its investment in Africa and building closer links between PwC UK and PwC Africa, to meet increased demand... Read more

18 July 2014

FCA and CMA small business banking and current accounts inquiry - PwC response

In response to the FCA and CMA study on banking services for small businesses and current accounts published today, Kevin Burrowes, PwC's UK financial services... Read more

PwC publish review of the sustainability of fundraising self-regulation

Self-regulation of charity fundraising will be more effective if it simplifies the roles and responsibilities of three key organisations involved, and presents a unified strategy... Read more

16 July 2014

Earnings data - PwC chief economist comments

In response to today’s ONS labour market data, John Hawksworth, PwC’s chief economist, said: “Employment continues to rise strongly and the unemployment rate has fallen... Read more

15 July 2014

PwC: UK regional growth gathers pace

All UK regions are expected to grow at a faster rate in 2014 than in 2013, according to analysis by PwC in its latest UK... Read more

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