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21 press releases from July 2008

31 July 2008

Slight downturn in corporate insolvency numbers masks underlying problem, says PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

In advance of tomorrow’s national insolvency statistics, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP conducted its own analysis into corporate insolvencies and found that the number of corporate insolvencies in...

29 July 2008

Insurers face a difficult road ahead, says latest Bermuda market survey

Hitting targets in a soft cycle is clearly a huge challenge for CEOs but the emergence of a series of other less-anticipated dislocations in the...

24 July 2008

PricewaterhouseCoopers named 'Best Takaful Advisory Firm'

PricewaterhouseCoopers has been named ‘Best Takaful Advisory Firm’ at the inaugural 2008 International Takaful Awards held at the Jumeirah Carlton Tower, London. The award is...

17 July 2008

Finance Act 2008 - what does it mean?

This year’s Finance Bill is expected to receive Royal Assent on Monday 21 July, completing the legislative implementation of the government’s Pre-Budget Report and Budget...

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP named ‘Accounting Firm of the year’

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP has been named ‘Accounting Firm of the Year’ by Global Investor Magazine. The award acknowledges the investment management practice’s constant drive for quality...

UK hotels see an early check-out for good times

Despite the deteriorating economic backdrop, UK hotels continued to report good growth in the first half of 2008. Hoteliers are, however, in a much less...

15 July 2008

Stadium development drives club success and strikes life into local communities

Planned investment could fund three more Wembleys A report by PricewaterhouseCoopers revealed today over £3bn is planned to increase spectator seating, expand the range of...

14 July 2008

Aerospace and defence sector deals still soaring

The Aerospace and defence sector deals remain buoyant according to ‘Flying High – Aerospace and Defence M&A’ by PricewaterhouseCoopers. The total value of disclosed transactions...

10 July 2008

Interest Rates Hold: MPC has little room to manoeuvre

In response to the latest MPC interest rate decision to maintain the official Bank Rate paid on commercial bank reserves at 5.0%, John Hawksworth, head...

Consumer spending growth to slow sharply in 2009

Consumer spending growth in the UK will slow to just 0.5% in 2009 due to the squeeze on household finances from high energy and food...

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP announces new head of London Market and Lloyd's insurance group

Gavin Phillips, partner, has been appointed the new head of the London Market and Lloyd’s insurance group and a member of the UK insurance leadership...

09 July 2008

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP recognised as a pioneer in national community award programme

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP has been awarded the CommunityMark in recognition of the firm’s “pioneering” commitment to and activities in communities where the firm has a presence...

07 July 2008

Olivia Gillan named in Management Today’s ‘Top 35 women under 35’ list

Olivia Gillan, assurance partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, has been named in Management Today’s leading list of high achieving female talent. At just 31 years old,...

Energy and resources companies lead the way in an otherwise depressed European IPO market

Energy and resources companies proved to be the bright spot in an otherwise depressed European Initial Public Offering (IPO) market in the second quarter of...

03 July 2008

Chase Norton Construction Limited - in administration

Mark Hopkins, Rob Hunt and Matthew Hammond of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP were appointed as joint administrators to Chase Norton Construction Limited (‘the company’), the Meriden based...

Reducing the risk of severe adverse effects from global warming is both feasible and affordable, says PricewaterhouseCoopers

But the case for bold, early action is now more urgent. Ahead of the G8 Summit in Japan, the report calls on governments to demonstrate...

02 July 2008

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP announces new tax partners

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP has announced the admission of 17 new partners with effect from 1 July 2008, in addition to nine new partners recruited externally during...

UK lags behind other countries on working with consumers to improve public services, new report shows

The co-design of public services, whereby users and providers work closely together to improve content, form and delivery, still only occurs on the fringes of...

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP strengthens its strategy group with appointment of four new partners

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP has strengthened its strategy group with the appointment of four new partners: two directors promoted internally and two hired from other strategy consulting...

01 July 2008

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP announces 80 new partners

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP is pleased to announce the admission of 58 new partners with effect from 1 July 2008 in addition to 22 new partners recruited...

Despite significant progress amongst insurers, enterprise risk management still not fit for purpose

Against the background of an ever tougher risk environment and growing demands from investors, regulators and rating agencies, PricewaterhouseCoopers says that many insurers and other...
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