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14 press releases from January 2008

31 January 2008

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP names Mark Hannam as head of building societies group

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP has appointed Mark Hannam to lead its building societies group. Mark, a Leeds-based partner, will take up the role with immediate effect. Mark...

29 January 2008

Stead and Simpson Limited - sale of businesses preserves 2,700 jobs

Following their appointment as joint administrators to Stead and Simpson Limited on 28 January 2008, Rob Hunt, Bruce Cartwright and Stuart Maddison of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP...

25 January 2008

Robin Hood raises spirits at the Royal National Orthopedic Hospital, Stanmore, London

Patients at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital in Stanmore, north London, took part in a live satellite link up to the PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP annual panto,...

Robin Hood triumphs with 4700 merry children at the 22nd annual PwC panto

Over 4700 children from inner London schools and charities will be attending performances of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP 22nd annual panto – Babes in the Wood. The...

24 January 2008

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP immediate reaction to capital gains tax announcement

In response to today’s announcement by the Chancellor of the Exchequer, detailing proposals to soften the impact of the capital gains tax (CGT) changes announced...

Industrial manufacturing executives confident of business growth

The industrial manufacturing sector is optimistic about its future with 86% of executives confident of achieving business growth over the next 12 months. The top...

22 January 2008

CEOs cautious about growth prospects for UK business

Dip in global confidence levels is the first in five years · Expansion geographically and through mergers and acquisitions will deliver growth targets · Rising...

18 January 2008

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP names Andrew Kail as new UK insurance leader

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP has appointed Andrew Kail as the new head of its UK insurance group. Andrew, a London-based partner, will take up the role with...

17 January 2008

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP boosts UK Forensic Services practice with new employment screening director

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP has appointed a new director to its UK Forensic Services practice. Angus Sim, former managing director of Control Risks Screening Limited, will lead...

16 January 2008

Forest, paper and packaging CEOs go back to basics in an evolving world

Forest, paper and packaging (FPP) companies are adjusting to a changing environment, according to CEO Perspectives, launched today by PricewaterhouseCoopers. Interviews with around 25 FPP...

Management rather than the marketplace may be the key determinant of M&A success, says PricewaterhouseCoopers

Management rather than the marketplace may be the key determinant of M&A success, says PricewaterhouseCoopers Despite the traditional emphasis on market conditions, new research from...

09 January 2008

PricewaterhouseCoopers Entrusted with Hollywood’s Best Kept Secrets for 74 Years Running

Continuing its distinguished 74-year association with the Academy Awards®, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP today announced that Brad Oltmanns and Rick Rosas will again lead the balloting process...

08 January 2008

European IPO markets prove resilient but the prospects for 2008 are increasingly uncertain

The Initial Public Offerings (IPO) markets remained strong in 2007, despite market volatility in the fourth quarter of 2007 which saw a 21% fall in...

07 January 2008

Credit squeeze sparks sharp fall in financial services activity, but profitability still grows slightly

The two-year-long run of strong growth in financial services went into reverse over the past three months, as business volumes in the sector fell at...
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