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18 press releases from May 2008

29 May 2008

Alternative investments industry in favour of being externally regulated, according to a poll conducted by PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

Nearly three-quarters (73%) of senior executives at a recent PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP event felt that the alternative investments industry should be regulated more formally - more...

28 May 2008

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP facilitates pension scheme transfer for Raven Mount Plc

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP has advised on a deal under which the pension liabilities of the Swan Hill Pension Scheme, sponsored by Raven Mount Plc, will be...

27 May 2008

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP: Frank Blin receives top accolade for outstanding achievement at the Scottish Accountancy Awards 2008

Frank Blin CBE, head of the UK regions and Scottish chairman, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP has won the top accolade for outstanding achievement at the inaugural Scottish...

22 May 2008

Company Car UK - are fleet managers embracing the environment?

While more companies are embracing environmental issues, three in four still do not have a green transport plan and four in five don't have a...

21 May 2008

2008 European Automotive Shareholder Value Awards

The winners of the 2008 European Automotive Shareholder Value Awards were announced at a gala dinner in Turin last night (Tuesday 20 May). These annual...

19 May 2008

Private equity fund returns outperform the stock market

Long-term returns from UK private equity funds have improved over the past year according to the 2007 Performance Measurement Survey summary results published today by...

16 May 2008

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP leads sector on sustainability performance

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP has been awarded top place in their industry, and 15th position overall in the UK’s inaugural Sunday Times Best Green Companies List. The...

15 May 2008

Sale of Au Naturale stores secures 550 jobs in Scotland

Graham Martin, Ian Green and Jeremy Webb, joint administrators of Au Nat Limited and partners at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP are pleased to announce the sale of...

14 May 2008

Richard Collier-Keywood appointed managing partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

Ian Powell, chairman and senior partner elect of PricewaterhouseCoopers, unveiled the first of a number of appointments to the board of PricewaterhouseCoopers. Richard Collier-Keywood has...

13 May 2008

Large private companies should make the most of a tax efficient employee reward scheme while they still can

There has been an upturn in interest from private companies across the UK seeking to set up tax efficient employee share option schemes. However, due...

Asian financial services firms undaunted by credit crunch as M&A activity reaches unprecedented levels

M&A activity involving Asian financial institutions is at unprecedented levels, with Asian firms seeing little impact so far from the current credit crunch. Indeed, 43%...

09 May 2008

The Arran Brewery Company Limited - in administration

Graham H Martin and Laurie K Manson of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP were appointed as joint administrators to The Arran Brewery Company Limited on 8 May 2008....

08 May 2008

Ian McKinlay of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP appointed as PPF’s interim head of investment

Ian McKinlay, leader of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP pensions investment consulting practice, has been seconded to the Pensions Protection Fund (PPF) as interim head of investment on...

Landmark change predicted in technology and structure of power utilities

Sweeping changes lie ahead in the power utilities industry, according to the latest Utilities Global Survey by PricewaterhouseCoopers. The 2008 report, A World of Difference,...

07 May 2008

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP appointed administrator to Au Naturale stores

Graham Martin, Ian Green and Jeremy Webb of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP were appointed joint administrators to Internacionale Limited (‘the company’) on Wednesday 7 May. The company...

06 May 2008

Banking risk landscape transformed, says new survey - ‘Banana Skins’ report identifies top risks facing banks

The turmoil in the financial markets has completely transformed the risk landscape, according to the latest ‘Banking Banana Skins’ survey conducted by the CSFI in...

02 May 2008

Corporate insolvencies show large increase in first quarter of 2008

New figures released today by the Insolvency Service show that the number of companies entering insolvency in the England and Wales has increased by 12%...

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP calls time on the UK’s borrowing addiction

UK consumers need to heed the warning signs on personal debt according to PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, following the publication of the latest personal insolvency figures covering...
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