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29 July 2015

PwC And Tanium Form Strategic Alliance, Bring New Cyber Security Services to Market

Unique partnership will bring together top-notch security expertise with ground-breaking technology that enables 15-second endpoint visibility and control to empower the largest and most important... Read more

FCA finds firms still failing to fully manage benchmark risks - PwC comments

In response to the Financial Conduct Authority’s thematic review of oversight and controls of financial benchmarks published today, Simon Hunt, PwC's UK banking and capital... Read more

PwC grows its regional pension teams to meet client demand

PwC has strengthened its pensions team with the promotions of a new equity partner and three new directors. This investment is on the back of... Read more

More companies planning to ditch annual performance reviews and ratings, but will employees benefit? PwC research

Two thirds of large companies are making changes to their end of year performance reviews, with 5% of organisations considering dropping performance ratings altogether –... Read more

28 July 2015

GDP figures - PwC's senior economic adviser comments

In response to new GDP data released today, Andrew Sentance, senior economic adviser, PwC, said: "UK GDP rebounded in the second quarter, as expected, with... Read more

22 July 2015

Almost a quarter of all UK households renting privately by 2025 and over half of 20-39 year olds

By 2025, there may be slightly more people renting privately than owning with a mortgage. There will also be a greater number of (mostly older)... Read more

21 July 2015

PwC commits its support to ex-military personnel

PwC has formally marked its continued commitment to the British Armed Forces by signing the Corporate Covenant at an official ceremony held at the Royal... Read more

17 July 2015

PwC comments on Government's Proposals to Tackle Tax Evasion

Simon Wilks, tax partner at PwC, said: "It's good to see the Government taking a clear stand on tax evasion which is illegal. We welcome... Read more

PwC appoints Stephen Soper as senior pensions adviser

PwC has appointed Stephen Soper as senior pensions adviser. Stephen will join PwC’s pensions credit advisory team in September. He joins from The Pensions Regulator,... Read more

PwC UK admits record 57 new equity partners

New partners include flexible workers and non-university graduates PwC, the professional services firm, has admitted a record 57 new equity partners to the firm. The... Read more

15 July 2015

Cyber risk is number one concern for UK insurers, finds CSFI/PwC survey

Cyber risk tops the list of concerns for UK insurers, according to the annual ‘Banana Skins’ survey of perceived risks to the sector by the... Read more

14 July 2015

PwC comments on large companies being forced to publish their gender pay gaps

PwC - one of only a handful of companies to already voluntarily publicly report its gender pay gap - comments on the Government’s plans to... Read more

Inflation figures - PwC's senior economic adviser comments

Commenting on the ONS monthly UK inflation figures out today, Andrew Sentance, senior economic adviser, PwC, said: "Inflation has been around zero for five months... Read more

Continued business optimism sees asset managers investing in staff and compliance

Optimism continues to rise for asset managers, amid good equity market performance and consumer optimism following the general election, according to the CBI/PwC Financial Services... Read more

13 July 2015

PwC Legal continues corporate expansion with additional partner hire

Oliver Williams has joined PwC Legal as a partner from DLA. Prior to DLA, Oliver was with Weil Gotshal. Oliver advises on all aspects of... Read more

10 July 2015

Productivity Plan - PwC's economists comment

Commenting on the government's Productivity Plan launched today, John Hawksworth, PwC’s chief economist, said: "The UK economy has been an exceptional job-creating machine over the... Read more

Crown Estate publishes PwC Insight report into Total Contribution Methodology

Crown Estate continues to pioneer approach to measure and report on how its business activities create value and directly impact its broader performance beyond financial... Read more

08 July 2015

Budget: PwC's public sector team comment on the Budget, examining the deficit; decentralisation; growth.

Budget: PwC's public sector team comment on the Budget, examining the deficit; decentralisation; growth. Tina Hallett, head of public sector, PwC “Lower Tax, lower welfare,... Read more

Budget: £7.2bn anti-avoidance target will come more from compliance than new measures

Commenting on the raft of anti-avoidance measures announced in the Budget, Stella Amiss, tax partner at PwC, said: "The Government's manifesto had a much trailed... Read more

Budget - PwC comments on plans to restrict tax relief for pension contributions

Peter McDonald, pensions partner at PwC, said: “This makes a complicated pensions tax system even more complicated. An ad-hoc change just disengages business leaders from... Read more

Budget - PwC comments on Local Government Pension Scheme asset pooling

Mark Packham, public sector pension director at PwC, said: “Today’s announcement on asset pooling should go a long way to address the affordability of the... Read more

Budget - PwC comments on the new National Living Wage

Commenting on the new National Living Wage which is coming in for over 25's, John Harding, employment tax partner at PwC, said: “This is great... Read more

Budget - PwC comments on pension changes

Commenting on the Government's announcement that it will launch a consultation to radically change how pensions are taxed, Peter McDonald, pensions partner, said: “This review... Read more

Budget: Office of Tax Simplification gets much bigger mandate

In the Budget book, the Government has said it will establish the Office of Tax Simplification (OTS) on a permanent basis with an expanded role... Read more

Budget: PwC comments on Yorkshire devolution

In response to the announcement today that West Yorkshire and Sheffield are working with the Government to get more devolved powers, Ian Morrison, PwC’s Yorkshire... Read more

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