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17 press releases from December 2006

21 December 2006

Don't limit your 2007 resolutions to keeping fit - get your finances in shape too this new year

As 2007 approaches, many of us will be making our new year’s resolutions. While most people’s resolutions are likely to focus on such aspirations as...

18 December 2006

Automotive R&D tax implications commonly overlooked

Given that automakers and suppliers spend an average of 4% of their revenue on research and development it is critical that they understand the tax...

MNL Pharma Limited (in administration) - sale of business

Following their appointment as joint administrators on 19th October 2006, David Blenkarn and Steven Ellis of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP are pleased to announce they have successfully...

14 December 2006

Cheap clicks: but can the online travel world cope?

The online travel industry could be heading towards a serious slow-down due to consumers’ desire to hunt for the cheapest priced holiday, according to the...

11 December 2006

Europe’s professionals stay at home

Professional mobility in Europe is falling well short of expectations says a new report, Managing Mobility Matters 2006, by PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. The Lisbon Strategy initiated...

07 December 2006

Fuel cell sector revenues up but profits still elusive

Total revenues for publicly-traded companies in the global fuel cell sector were up 20% to $266 million compared to $221 million the previous year, according...

06 December 2006

Pre-budget report 2006: Moves on IR35 and managed services companies not unexpected

Today’s Pre-Budget Report contains an announcement of moves in the thorny area of ‘managed services companies’ – a term used to describe the arrangements used...

Pre-budget report 2006: Improved REITS regime

Good news for real estate investment trusts (REITs) - it will now be easier for new members to join the ‘REIT club’. The Government has...

Pre-budget report 2006: No new environmental taxes – will today’s announcements change behaviour?

There were a series of measures announced in the Pre-Budget Report today on the environment relating to the current tax system. However, in light of...

Pre-budget report 2006: Discussions over non-cash benefits for pensioners welcomed

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP has welcomed the announcement in the Pre-budget report that HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) will discuss with interested parties concerns raised over the...

Pre-budget report 2006: Share plan limit still too low

Carol Dempsey, reward and compensation, partner PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, said: “It is disappointing that HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has not taken the opportunity to carry...

Pre-budget report 2006: Chancellor remains bullish on economic growth but revises economic cycle dates

The Chancellor presented an upbeat view of the economy in his Pre-Budget Report today, predicting that growth would pick up from 2.75% this year to...

Pre-budget report 2006: Creating an enterprise economy

It was disappointing to see little in this Pre-Budget Report (PBR)for private business and enterprise in the UK. While there is still a relatively stable...

Pre-budget report 2006: Tax free relocation payments

Gary Hull, director, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, said: “One thing the Chancellor could have done to support a more flexible and mobile workforce is to significantly raise...

Pre-budget report 2006: No surprises for personal finance

Clive Mackintosh, tax partner and head of private clients, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, said: “The Pre-Budget Report (PBR) is traditionally about generating and consulting on new ideas...

Pre-budget report 2006: Some welcome measures, but little direction for the longer term strategy for the UK tax system

In response to today’s Pre-Budget Report, Richard Collier-Keywood, UK head of tax, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, said: “The Chancellor focused very heavily on a long term strategy...

Pre-Budget Report 2006: PricewaterhouseCoopers experts offer instant reactions online

13.43 Richard Collier-Keywood, UK head of tax, comments: "Today, Gordon Brown's 10th Pre-Budget Report focused on science and innovation, education and the environment. While these...
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