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21 May 2015

Retail sales figures - PwC chief economist comments

Commenting on the ONS retail sales figures out today, John Hawksworth, PwC’s chief economist, said: "Today's retail sales figures showed renewed strong volume growth in... Read more

The UK economy may be out of recession, but pension schemes are not: PwC

FTSE 350 companies’ ability to support their defined benefit (DB) pension obligations has fallen for the first time in more than three years, driven by... Read more

20 May 2015

Energy trilemma emphasis shift towards sustainability by 2020

The potential for a robust global climate deal at the Paris Climate Summit in December 2015 is driving an increased emphasis on renewables and clean... Read more

19 May 2015

Financial Ombudsman Service annual review - PwC comments

In response to the Financial Ombudsman Service publishing its annual review of personal finance disputes today, Mark Gossington, PwC financial services redress and remediation partner,... Read more

PwC comment on ONS house price data: House prices see spring-time surge

Commenting on the ONS house price figures out today, Richard Snook, senior economist, PwC, said: “After a spell of softer housing market data over the... Read more

Inflation figures - PwC's Andrew Sentance comments

Commenting on the ONS monthly inflation figures out today, Andrew Sentance, senior economic adviser, PwC, said: "Though prices are slightly down on a year ago... Read more

18 May 2015

International students a £2.3 billion British success story, new research finds

International students are a boon to the UK economy, a major new report from London First and PwC has found. The research shows that: ·... Read more

Financial Ombudsman Service personal finance disputes annual review tomorrow - PwC comments

In advance of the Financial Ombudsman Service publishing its annual review of personal finance disputes tomorrow, Mark Gossington, PwC financial services redress and remediation partner,... Read more

Redington and PwC join forces to meet the integrated needs of clients in today's challenging pensions environment

PwC and Redington, two of the UK’s leading innovators in pension solutions, have formed a unique strategic alliance to help trustees and sponsors better eliminate... Read more

Women over 55 will solve your wicked problems

·Businesses face a stark shortfall of strategic leaders able to deliver successful transformation ·Solving ‘wicked’ problems is beyond most high-achieving operational managers in public and... Read more

14 May 2015

PwC comments on Cities Devolution Bill announcement

Commenting on the announcement today of a Cities Devolution Bill to be included in the Queen’s Speech, Jonathan House, local government director, PwC, commented: ***See... Read more

Renewables investment hits new high, but capital demands increase to 2020 despite lower tech costs - PwC/REA analysis.

Annual analysis of the investment environment for Renewables CFDs driving good deal for consumer Revised capacity targets will put pressure on generation targets UK renewables... Read more

13 May 2015

U.S.-Canada insolvency ruling gives fair pay-out for pensioners

Judges in the US and Canada deciding on the allocation of $7.3bn of residual Nortel assets yesterday issued a ruling in favour of pension creditors,... Read more

Eurozone periphery grows faster than the core for the first time since 2006 - PwC comments

In response to flash Q1 2015 Eurozone GDP figures out today, Richard Boxshall, senior economist at PwC, said: “Eurozone GDP growth started off the year... Read more

Labour market data - PwC chief economist comments

In response to new labour market data released today, John Hawksworth, PwC’s chief economist, said: "The British economy remains an incredible job creating machine, with... Read more

Pharma companies must safeguard against missing trader fraud says PwC Legal

Pharma and medical supply companies have been earmarked by HMRC as a potential target for VAT fraud, but many are not yet attuned to the... Read more

06 May 2015

£675m bulk annuity deal between Rothesay Life and Lehman Brothers Pension Scheme Trustees announced

Rothesay Life assumes pension liabilities for all defined benefit pension scheme members of the Lehman Brothers Pension Scheme (“the Scheme”), including pensioners in payment and... Read more

05 May 2015

PwC announces a business relationship with Rosslyn Analytics

PwC and Rosslyn Analytics have announced the launch of a joint business relationship to bring new and innovative data services to companies around the world.... Read more

04 May 2015

PwC scraps UCAS points as entry criteria for graduate jobs

PwC, one of the UK's largest graduate employers, is to scrap the UCAS tariff as an entry criteria for its graduate scheme. It’s a move... Read more

01 May 2015

How would employees spend a £500 windfall?

Most employees would take extra holiday and invest in long-term savings plans instead of cash rewards if offered a one-off bonus of £500, PwC research... Read more

PwC appoints new Global Insurance Leader

PwC announces that Stephen O’Hearn will take over as its global insurance leader from David Law, who retires in June. Based in Zurich, O’Hearn currently... Read more

29 April 2015

PwC wins consulting awards

PwC wins Customer Engagement and Public Sector Performance Improvement categories Sean Mahdi is Digital and Technology Consultant of the Year Grant Saggers is Strategy Consultant... Read more

28 April 2015

Lower than expected GDP growth: a wobble not a serious slowdown - PwC chief economist comments

In response to new GDP data released today, John Hawksworth, PwC’s chief economist, said: "Today's data showed a surprisingly sharp drop in quarterly GDP growth... Read more

Value of online media to UK consumers understated by £17bn

UK consumers can now access a great deal of content online for a basic access charge that may significantly understate the value they put on... Read more

27 April 2015

PwC is gearing up to Ride the Nation for charity

Nearly 100 intrepid cyclists from PwC’s London office are gearing up to kick off the first stage of the UK firm’s ambitious Ride the Nation... Read more

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