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18 press releases from August 2009

26 August 2009

VAT reduction has had very little impact on consumer spending so far says PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP research

Nearly nine in ten consumers say the VAT cut has had no effect The reduction in the rate of VAT from 17.5% to 15% late...

25 August 2009

Keydata Investment Services Ltd - in administration - update

If you are an investor, for more information please visit the website at www.pwc.co.uk/KIS or call the helpline on 0844 391 3412 Dan Schwarzmann and...

The Lighthouse Trust in administration

Bruce Cartwright and Laurie Manson of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP in Scotland were today (25 August) appointed as Joint Administrators to The Lighthouse Trust, at the request...

24 August 2009

PwC announces scheme of arrangement for Highlands Insurance Company (U.K.) Limited (in Administration)

Dan Schwarzmann and Mark Batten of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, joint administrators of Highlands Insurance Company (U.K.) Limited (‘Highlands UK’), are pleased to announce that a scheme...

21 August 2009

Lehman Brothers International (Europe) (in administration)

The UK High Court today handed down its judgement in relation to the application made by the Joint Administrators of Lehman Brothers International (Europe) (“LBIE”)...

20 August 2009

University not the only option for A Level students to kick start their business careers

A training scheme with leading professional services firm PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP offers a practical alternative to students receiving their A Levels this week to bypass University...

13 August 2009

Haymills Group Limited, Haymills Contractor Limited and Haymills Property Solutions (‘the Haymills group’) – In administration and sale of business

Stephen Oldfield, Matthew Hammond and Colin Haig of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP were appointed as joint administrators of Haymills Group Limited, Haymills Contractor Limited and Haymills Property...

12 August 2009

Graduate unemployment: young Britons deliver their verdict

Research released by PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP shows 43% of 18-34 year olds believe not enough is being done by government, schools, universities and employers to help...

FSA confirms introduction of remuneration Code of Practice – PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP comment

The Financial Services Authority (FSA) has today introduced its new Code of Practice outlining how 26 large banks, building societies and broker dealers in the...

11 August 2009

DIY films bring new hope to UK indies

- As blockbusters keep industry afloat in recession - But shift to 3-D presents a further challenge for small production companies Since January 2008 fifty...

Simplified IFRS represents the end of UK GAAP as we know it, says PricewaterhouseCoopers

UK GAAP, for decades a distinctive national system of accounting, will soon disappear in its present form to be replaced by a simplified version of...

07 August 2009

PwC analysis: Personal insolvencies reach record high

Figures released today by the Government’s Insolvency Service revealed that levels of personal insolvency in the UK have increased for the fourth consecutive quarter as...

PwC analysis: Insolvency statistics show more corporate burials than rescues

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP analysis of today’s national corporate insolvency statistics found that the number of corporate insolvencies in quarter one of 2009 has shown a very...

06 August 2009

Exodus of immigrants – PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP comment on Institute of Public Policy Research report

Following a report by the Institute of Public Policy Research which found the exodus of immigrants from the UK is speeding up, Sean Drury, international...

Stephen Coleclough of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP is awarded a Fellowship by the Institute of Indirect Taxation

Stephen Coleclough, tax partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC) has been awarded a Fellowship by the Institute of Indirect Taxation (IIT). The IIT is the only...

04 August 2009

PwC: Gloom of recession lifts as advertising insolvencies fall

But digital enlightenment alone cannot plug gap left by old media UK advertising companies have suffered a 50% increase in insolvencies over the last year*...

03 August 2009

PwC appointed administrators to Aberdeen based Stable Holdings Ltd

Stable Holdings Limited (in Administration) Stable Services Limited (in Administration) Stable Leasing Limited (in Administration) Holsco Limited (in Administration) Bruce Cartwright and Laurie Manson of...

Joint scheme administrator announces further increase to payment percentage

Dan Schwarzmann, partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP and joint scheme administrator of OIC Run-Off Limited (“OIC”) (formerly The Orion insurance Company Plc) and The London and...
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