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27 press releases from January 2009

29 January 2009

Serious Food limited - in administration

Rob Lewis and Derek Howell of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP were appointed joint administrators of Serious Food Limited and its subsidiary Sunjuice Limited ("Sunjuice") on 28 January...

28 January 2009

Confidence plummets as UK CEOs face up to a slow and shallow recovery

UK business leaders are suffering a crisis of confidence with short term business confidence in the UK plummeting by 29% since last year, the lowest...

27 January 2009

City workers bring Sleeping Beauty to life in sell out show

200 City employees from professional services firm PricewaterhouseCoopers LLp (PwC) hit the West End stage this week in a sell out run for the firm’s...

26 January 2009

PwC brings top suppliers together to collaborate on sustainability agenda

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC) today brought together the firm’s top 20 suppliers to its second sustainability forum. Major suppliers from IT, facilities management, marketing, financial services,...

Adams Childrenswear Limited (in administration) – Update

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP can confirm that the Joint Administrators are liaising with a number of parties who have expressed an interest in purchasing part or all...

23 January 2009

PwC: Hospitality and leisure plays bit part in UK recession

In response to today’s figures, showing the UK officially in recession, Liz Hall, head of research, Hospitality & Leisure (H&L), PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, said: - "The...

PricewaterhouseCoopers finds more high street rejects

PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) research indicates that financially troubled retailers have been closing more than 2 in 5 stores as the high street comes under increased pressure....

21 January 2009

Global technology deals - down but not out

With the UK showing great resilience Overall value of domestic technology transactions increased nearly ten per cent in 2008 despite the desolate economic backdrop that...

16 January 2009

FishWorks – In administration and sale of business

Mike Jervis and Colin Haig of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP were appointed as joint administrators of FishWorks on 20 January 2009. Following their appointment, they were pleased...

PwC acquisition invests further in sustainability services

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC) has acquired Sustainable Finance Limited (SFL), an international advisory firm focused on environmental and social risk management in the financial sector. In...

14 January 2009

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP responds to BERR financial package for small and medium sized businesses

In response to today's announcement from the Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform (BERR) of a new support package of financial measures for small...

PwC comment re High Fliers graduate research

PwC, voted the UK’s top graduate employer for five years in a row, comments on research released showing top employers will cut a sixth of...

PwC: Companies must belt up before taking the road to collaboration

But can technology companies afford not to do it? Technology companies must collaborate to navigate through the economic storm and guarantee profit, a new survey...

13 January 2009

Kaupthing Singer & Friedlander (Isle of Man) Ltd – in liquidation provisionally (“the Company”): in response to JJB Sports plc announcement

Prior to the appointment of Joint Liquidators Provisionally on 9 October 2009, the Company had entered into arrangements with Kaupthing Singer & Friedlander Ltd (“KSF...

AP Driveline Technologies Limited – in administration (“AP Driveline”)

David Bennett, Colin Haig and Matthew Hammond of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP were appointed joint administrators of AP Driveline Technologies Limited on 12 January 2009. AP Driveline...

12 January 2009

Record falls in income and profitability hit financial services sector - PwC/CBI survey

Income and profitability levels in the UK financial services sector fell at record rates as the recession deepens and the credit crunch continues to bite,...

10 January 2009

PwC comment on DIUS graduate internship proposal

Sonja Stockton, head of student recruitment, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP - the UK’s top graduate employer - comments on the DIUS internship proposal for graduates: “PwC is...

09 January 2009

London room rates set to fall further as UK economy weakens

This year's worst case scenario has become stark reality for London hotels, as PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC) revisit RevPAR forecasts. Back in November the London hotel...

European IPO markets suffer a dismal fourth quarter marking a five year low in activity

Europe’s IPO markets suffered a dismal fourth quarter in 2008, with both value and volume falling markedly from an already poor third quarter, as stock...

08 January 2009

PwC named in Top 25 employers in Stonewall Workplace Equality Index

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC), a leading UK tax, audit and advisory firm is ranked 21st place in the annual Stonewall Equality Index showcasing Britain’s best employers...

07 January 2009

Savers: Be aware of the tax implications of savings rates falling below zero, says PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

With a cut in interest rates anticipated tomorrow, and the prospect of savings rates falling below zero, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP suggests that HMRC may be able...

Interest rates should be cut to 1%, says PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

The Bank of England Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) should continue to take bold steps on interest rate cuts in light of the darkening economic outlook,...

06 January 2009

Wrayram Engineers Limited – in administration

Tony Barrell and Rob Hunt of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP were appointed joint administrators of Wrayram Engineers Limited on 5 January 2009. The company, which is based...

Emerging economies now being hit hard by the global recession, but their share of world GDP could still be over 50% by 2014

The emerging economies will see a sharp slowdown in growth in 2009, but they could still surpass the advanced economies as early as 2014 in...

05 January 2009

Adams Childrenswear limited (in administration) – some store closures

Since their appointment to Adam’s Childrenswear limited (‘the company’) on 31 December 2008, the administrators from PricewaterhouseCoopers have been reviewing the company's financial position and...

PwC PA delivers firm's vital malaria support to Malawi

As part of PwCs ongoing support of The Against Malaria Foundation (AMF), Elise Porter, a personal assistant from PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP based in London, teamed up...

02 January 2009

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP acquires executive remuneration business of Halliwell Consulting

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP has acquired the executive remuneration business of Halliwell Consulting, effective 1 January 2009, as part of its plans for long-term growth. The move...
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