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33 press releases from September 2008

30 September 2008

30 September 2008: Lehman Brothers (Europe) - In administration - Update

Following the appointment of Tony Lomas, Steven Pearson, Dan Schwarzmann and Mike Jervis, partners at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, as joint administrators to Lehman Brothers International (Europe)...

Highways Agency wins PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP public sector reporting award

Highways Agency has won the 2008 PricewaterhouseCoopers Building Public Trust Award ‘For Telling It How It Is’ in its communications with key stakeholders. This public...

PricewaterhouseCoopers UK chairman calls for rethink on regulation and the reporting model in speech at the firm's annual Building Public Trust Awards

Anglo American plc and Amlin plc won the overall categories for the FTSE 100 and FTSE 250, respectively, in the 2008 PricewaterhouseCoopers Building Public Trust...

29 September 2008

PwC: Entertainment and media businesses must exploit intangible assets to the tune of $40bn

London Monday 29 September 2008: Despite the economic outlook, the cupboard is far from bare for entertainment and media (E&M) companies that are sitting on...

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP People Agenda event: employee engagement – fad or foundation stone?

‘Harnessing the value of an engaged workforce – fad or foundation stone?’ will be the subject of the first in a series of four People...

Job fears as business activity and profitability plummet in financial services sector - CBI/PwC

Profitability and business volumes in the UK financial services sector have fallen at record rates as the industry continues to be battered by the credit...

26 September 2008

Willis Gambier Holdings Limited and subsidiaries (in Administration) - UPDATE

David Chubb, Stephen Oldfield and Graham Frost, partners at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, have been appointed Administrators of Willis Gambier Holdings Limited and its subsidiaries ("Willis Gambier")....

Business meets schools languages needs on European Day of Languages

The award winning Trans-Lingual Express programme encouraging greater take-up and usage of European languages in London schools, including Spanish, German, Italian and French, celebrates the...

Lehman Brothers International (Europe) (in administration) – client money and assets update

Following on from the statement issued on 21 September 2008, the joint administrators (the "Administrators") of Lehman Brothers International (Europe) ("LBIE") wish to inform clients...

25 September 2008

Watson Norie Limited – In Administration

Ian Green and Mark Loftus of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP were appointed joint administrators of Watson Norie Limited (“the company”) on 25 September 2008. The company, which...

Willis Gambier Holdings Limited and subsidiaries (in Administration)

David Chubb, Stephen Oldfield and Graham Frost have been appointed Administrators of Willis Gambier Holdings Limited and its subsidiaries (“Willis Gambier”). Willis Gambier is an...

Lehman Brothers International (Europe) (in administration) – exchange and clearing house communications

The joint administrators (the “Administrators”) of Lehman Brothers International (Europe) (in administration) (“LBIE”) wish to inform affected clients of LBIE about the current status of...

Update on OTC cash trades to be settled in CREST

The Administrators of Lehman Brothers International (Europe) (in administration) (“LBIE”) wish to update counterparties of LBIE regarding unsettled OTC cash trades that were due to...

Profound shifts and challenges ahead for the auto industry

Increasing fuel costs, CO2 emissions reductions, fluctuating exchange rates, shifts in consumer behaviour and a challenging economic climate are just some of the issues facing...

24 September 2008

QIS 4 results show greater awareness but preparations need to begin

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP welcomes the preliminary results from the latest European Commission Quantitative Impact Study (QIS 4). Results show that the overall number of firms participating...

23 September 2008

PwC administrators save over 2500 city jobs through sale of Lehman Brothers

Tony Lomas, Steven Pearson, Dan Schwarzmann and Mike Jervis, partners at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, and joint administrators to Lehman Brothers International Europe (‘Lehman Brothers’) are pleased...

More systematic approach to pensions risk needed in volatile world

Businesses’ appetite for continuing to accept pension risk is waning. This was the conclusion of a Pensions 100 Club event held by PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP this...

22 September 2008

Robert Cain & Co Limited – in administration

David Chubb, Ian Green and Craig Livesey of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, joint administrators of Robert Cain & Co Limited (the “Company”) have sold the Company’s brewery...

Lehman Brothers International (Europe) - in administration - update on sale of business.

Dan Schwarzmann, joint administrator and partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, provides an update on the status of the sales process concerning the investment banking and equities...

21 September 2008

Lehman Brothers International (Europe) - client money and assets

The joint administrators (the "Administrators") of Lehman Brothers International (Europe) (“LBIE”) wish to inform affected customers of LBIE about the steps that are being taken...

19 September 2008

Administration of Lehman Brothers UK Real Estate Holdings Limited – Update

Following the appointment of Tony Lomas, Steven Pearson, Dan Schwarzmann and Mike Jervis, partners at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, as joint administrators to Lehman Brothers International (Europe)...

Lehman Brothers International (Europe) – in administration - update

Following the appointment of Tony Lomas, Steven Pearson, Dan Schwarzmann and Mike Jervis, partners at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, as joint administrators to Lehman Brothers International (Europe)...

17 September 2008

Lehman Brothers International (Europe) – in administration - update

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, the administrators of Lehman Brothers International (Europe), can confirm that salary payments, to all employees who are still employed by the Companies in...

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP voted top graduate employer for the fifth consecutive year

PricewaterhouseCoopers is number one for the fifth consecutive year in The Times Top 100 Graduate Employers listing. The ranking is based on interviews with final...

Lehman Brothers International (Europe) – in administration – Update

Following the appointment of Tony Lomas, Steven Pearson, Dan Schwarzmann and Mike Jervis, partners at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, as joint administrators to Lehman Brothers International (Europe)...

16 September 2008

Consumer price inflation for poorest households rises to 5.7%, says PwC

Consumer Price Index (CPI) figures released today show headline inflation rising to 4.7% in the year to August 2008. But the poorest households face significantly...

Don't be spooked by your tax return - new deadline is 31 October

Taxpayers are being reminded that the tax return filing deadline has changed this year and they now have until 31 October to file a paper...

15 September 2008

PricewaterhouseCoopers names John Forbes as real estate industry leader, Europe, Middle East and Africa

PricewaterhouseCoopers has appointed John Forbes to lead its real estate industry practice in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. John, a London-based partner, will take...

Lehman Brothers International (Europe) – In administration

Tony Lomas, Steven Pearson, Dan Schwarzmann and Mike Jervis, partners at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, were appointed as joint administrators to Lehman Brothers International (Europe) (‘Lehman Brothers’)...

09 September 2008

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP reports turnover of £2.24 billion, with underlying profit growth of 7%

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, the market leading professional services firm, today announced 7% growth in turnover for FY08 to £2.24 billion. Underlying net revenue growth is 5%...

08 September 2008

PwC global actuarial practice leads the way

PricewaterhouseCoopers has broadened the reach of its global actuarial and insurance management Solutions (AIMS) practice, establishing services in existing PwC offices in the Middle East,...

04 September 2008

Vital funds awarded to local charities by PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP’s annual Volunteering Excellence Awards distributed over £35,000 to ten charities and voluntary organisations, recognising their work, and the extraordinary commitment of the firm’s...

02 September 2008

Stamp duty land tax changes - PwC perspectives

Tax Stamp duty move welcomed - but is it enough? The temporary raising of the stamp duty land tax (SDLT) threshold on house purchases from...
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