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30 press releases from October 2007

30 October 2007

New framework proposed to enable aerospace and defence companies to transform programme management effectiveness

In its new report, ‘Creating Competitive Advantage,’ PricewaterhouseCoopers proposes a new framework to help aerospace and defence companies transform programme management. While the defence industry...

19 October 2007

JS Chinn Holdings Limited - In administrative receivership

On the 18th October 2007, Stuart Maddison, Robert Hunt and Tony Barrell of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP were appointed as joint administrative receivers to JS Chinn Holdings...

Pensions market poised for change as employers consider selling their pension schemes

Over a quarter of large UK companies are considering selling their pension schemes according to the latest UK pensions survey from PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. Some 11%...

PricewaterhouseCoopers launches public debate about making change stick

Issues ranging from world poverty to work-life balance have been highlighted by members of the public and celebrities such as Prue Leith and Boris Johnson...

18 October 2007

New PricewaterhouseCoopers head of student recruitment challenges students to exercise their emissions at the firm’s carbon gym

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP new head of student recruitment, Sonja Stockton, has launched the firm’s 2008 recruitment programme for the UK’s top graduate employer. Bringing over 15...

16 October 2007

PricewaterhouseCoopers administrators sell BL Bristol companies saving 260 UK jobs

Following their appointment as joint administrators on 16 October 2007, Rob Lewis, Rob Birchall and Stephen Oldfield of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP are delighted to announce that...

Cost of economic crime doubles but UK business still underestimates its threat

UK business underestimates the risk of fraud – fewer than one in five expect to be affected but half have suffered; Average cost to UK...

Artwork by looked-after children and young people on display for a second year

Following a successful preview year, the exhibition entitled Flourish, of artworks by looked-after children and young people, will be a feature at this year’s National...

15 October 2007

Cost of economic crime doubles but UK business still underestimates its threat

· UK business underestimates the risk of fraud – fewer than one in five expect to be affected but half have suffered; · Average cost...

12 October 2007

Capita Group and Great Portland Estates win top honours in 2007 PricewaterhouseCoopers Building Public Trust Awards “For Telling It How It Is”

The Capita Group Plc and Great Portland Estates plc won the overall categories for the FTSE 100 and FTSE 250, respectively, in the 2007 PricewaterhouseCoopers...

Ministry of Defence wins PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP public sector reporting award for the second year running

The Ministry of Defence has won the 2007 PricewaterhouseCoopers Building Public Trust Award ‘For Telling It How It Is’ in its communications with key stakeholders....

10 October 2007

Pre-Budget Report 2007: Chancellor holds his green fire

The Chancellor said in his Pre-Budget Report speech that the need to tackle climate change is one of the greatest challenges facing this generation. It...

Global light vehicle assembly to increase by 19% by 2014

Global light vehicle assembly will grow by over 19%, from 65.2 million units in 2006 to 77.6 million units by 2014. While the majority of...

09 October 2007

Pre-Budget Report 2007: Corporate taxation

Mark Schofield, tax partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, said: “From a corporate tax perspective, this was a relatively quiet statement. Disappointingly, there was no further mention...

Pre-Budget Report 2007: New IHT rules will reduce need for complex wills

Clive Mackintosh, tax partner and head of private clients, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, said: "The Chancellor has announced that legislation will be introduced in the Finance Bill...

Pre-Budget Report 2007: Holiday pay

Following today's Pre-Budget Report speech, there is now more clarity around the future of holiday pay schemes. However, while construction companies will have five years...

Pre-Budget Report 2007: Chancellor relies on economic growth bouncing back quickly to keep public borrowing on track in the medium term

The Chancellor predicted today that UK economic growth would slow from around 3% this year to around 2-2.5% next year, reflecting the impact of the...

Pre-Budget Report 2007: PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP disappointed not to have received an update on government’s plans to review taxation of foreign profits

Following Chancellor Alistair Darling’s Pre-Budget Report speech today, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP is disappointed not to have received any news on the government's plans in the review...

Pre-Budget Report 2007: Significant changes for capital gains tax

Clive Mackintosh, tax partner and head of private clients, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, said: “There have been significant changes to capital gains tax (CGT) announced in the...

Pre-Budget Report 2007: Winners and losers in the new capital gains tax regime

The Chancellor has simplified the capital gains tax regime for individuals and trustees. Many of the current reliefs and exemptions will disappear. A new rate...

Pre-Budget Report 2007: Greater certainty for business welcome

Alistair Darling, in his first Pre-Budget Report as Chancellor of the Exchequer, did as many people expected and concentrated on spending matters. Richard Collier-Keywood, UK...

Pre-Budget Report 2007: Company cars

We are surprised not to see any definitive announcements on company car policy in today’s Pre-Budget Report relating to capital allowances and CO2 emissions. There...

Pre-Budget Report 2007: PricewaterhouseCoopers experts offer instant reaction online

A summary of instant reactions to the Chancellor’s Pre-Budget Report from PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP experts during the speech is shown below. 16.25 We welcome the Chancellor's...

European IPO volumes up in third quarter overall but outlook remains uncertain

The volume of Initial Public Offerings (IPOs) listing in Europe rose by 19% in the third quarter (July-September) compared with the same period a year...

08 October 2007

Consumer goods and services companies should look beyond China for new consumer hotspots, says PricewaterhouseCoopers

Emerging market cities such as Mexico City, Moscow and Sao Paolo have the potential to be extremely lucrative markets for international consumer goods and services...

Managing tomorrow's people: the future of work to 2020

Tomorrow’s workers expect their employers to behave responsibly. They expect to use foreign languages at work and to work across international borders far more than...

05 October 2007

Pre-Budget Report 2007: PricewaterhouseCoopers experts available for comment

The following experts from PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP are available to offer analysis and comment in the lead up to, and on the day of, the Chancellor's...

03 October 2007

London boosts UK hotels market but cautious times ahead

The UK hotel sector is continuing its stellar performance of recent years but may be approaching uncertain times, according to the latest PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP Hospitality...

02 October 2007

Tax system improvements needed to encourage enterprise, say private business

According to findings from new research published today by PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, perceptions about the UK tax system and its role in supporting and encouraging enterprise...

01 October 2007

Credit storm sparks bleaker outlook in financial services for rest of year - CBI/PricewaterhouseCoopers survey

The financial services sector enjoyed unexpectedly good business in the three months to early September, but in the wake of the credit crunch, it predicts...
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