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19 press releases from July 2006

27 July 2006

Challenging times for global forest, paper and packaging industry

Global forest, paper and paper-based packaging companies face another challenging year following a difficult 2005 for most businesses in the industry, according to PricewaterhouseCoopers ninth...

European hedge fund industry faces market polarisation and ever increasing scrutiny from regulators

Market polarisation within the European hedge fund industry is looking increasingly likely, as hedge fund managers choose whether to align with large asset managers who...

25 July 2006

Tax advantages provide more than one way to win at the races

Horse owners qualifying for the Owners’ Scheme, an agreement between the British Horse Racing Board and HM Revenue & Customs, can reclaim VAT on bills....

24 July 2006

Inclusive and constructive debate required to ensure tax incentives and reliefs meet the needs of enterprise

Many tax reliefs and incentives need to be reassessed if they are to genuinely help stimulate enterprise and encourage businesses to grow, findings from a...

20 July 2006

Don't lose out on inheritance tax planning advantages

With the long awaited Finance Bill gaining Royal Assent yesterday, legislation on personal taxes has now been finalised. Inheritance tax (IHT) has become a term...

More than a third of chemical companies are victims of economic crime

More than a third (37%) of chemical companies have experienced economic crime and need to tighten controls to combat this threat and recover losses, according...

18 July 2006

PricewaterhouseCoopers announces changes to leadership

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP has announced changes to the firm’s management board. Glyn Barker and Keith Tilson have been appointed as the firm’s new managing partners. Glyn...

European light vehicle assembly growth to be driven by Central Europe

Total European light vehicle assembly figures are set to grow by nearly 2.8 million units by 2010, representing a 14% increase, according to findings by...

PricewaterhouseCoopers boosts its national tax presence

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP has appointed 20 new tax partners across the UK, which includes new admissions in the firm’s London, Reading, Cambridge, Birmingham, Southampton and Leeds...

Over forty percent of engineering and construction companies are victims of economic crime

Over forty percent (43%) of engineering and construction companies have experienced economic crime and need to tighten controls to combat this threat and recover losses,...

17 July 2006

Companies express mixed feelings about the first year experience of IFRS and future developments

With most UK listed companies now having reported their results for the first time under IFRS, a new survey shows business has mixed feelings about...

13 July 2006

The Public Limited and The Public Building Limited - in administration (update)

Ian Oakley-Smith and Rob Hunt of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, joint administrators of The Public Limited and The Public Building Limited, are pleased to announce that an...

11 July 2006

Mining sector faces many unique challenges in applying IFRS, says PricewaterhouseCoopers report

The mining sector faces many unique challenges in interpreting and applying International Financial Reporting Standards, according to ‘Real Time – IFRS in the mining sector’,...

Millfield Group Plc (in administration) ("Millfield")

Mike Jervis and Dan Schwarzmann from PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP were appointed joint administrators of Millfield Group Plc on 7 July 2006. The shares of the Group...

PricewaterhouseCoopers Names New Head of Forensics

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP has appointed Andrew Palmer to lead its UK Forensic Services practice. Andrew Palmer, a partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers since 1996, has most recently led...

07 July 2006

Euronext comes top in offering value in a strong second quarter for European IPOs

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP latest quarterly IPO Watch Europe survey shows that Euronext has risen to the top of the IPO value chart with a significant upturn...

03 July 2006

PricewaterhouseCoopers announces seventy-four new UK partners

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP has announced the admission of 53 new partners from 1 July 2006 in addition to the 21 new partners recruited from outside during...

Financial services fear near-term dip in growth and profits

Financial services firms have enjoyed another quarter of strong growth, but are less optimistic about business in the coming three months, according to the latest...

Investment management industry faces unprecedented change

The investment management sector will confront enormous challenges in investment performance, distribution and the recruitment and retention of talent over the next few years, but...
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