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28 press releases from September 2009

29 September 2009

UK competitiveness could be at risk warns PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

In the wake of last week’s G20 summit and in response to the 30 September deadline for responses to the HM Treasury White Paper ‘’Reforming...

28 September 2009

Still a long way to Copenhagen - PwC perspective on the prospects for a climate deal.

As the penultimate negotiating session for the Copenhagen Climate Change summit begins in Bangkok, climate change specialists Richard Gledhill and Jon Williams from PwC's Sustainability...

Bankers’ bonuses – PwC comments

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC) welcomes the G20 communiqué and the Financial Stability Board’s Implementation Standards for its Principles for Sound Compensation Practices as Alistair Darling confirms...

25 September 2009

EC proposals for ‘super regulators’ do not all sit comfortably with Solvency ll, warns PwC

Mark Batten, partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers, said: “In the context of Solvency II, the proposed increased and centralised regulatory powers suggested by the EC may counterbalance the...

24 September 2009

Some pension auto-enrolment requirements relaxed but complexity and cost added in new areas – PwC comments on draft regulations published today

In response to employer concerns, the highly-prescriptive requirements laid out in previous proposals for how employers must comply with the pension auto-enrolment regime from 2012...

Mr Lucky Bags Limited, Stockleys Sweets Limited and Teepee Creative Limited – in administration

Stuart Maddison and Steve Ellis of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP were appointed as Joint Administrators of Mr Lucky Bags Limited, Stockleys Sweets Limited and Teepee Creative Limited...

G20 focus on bank bonuses – PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP pre-summit comments

The wholesale adoption and rigorous enforcement of the Financial Stability Board’s (FSB) principles for reforming executive remuneration should not be further delayed by new initiatives....

22 September 2009

UN Leadership Summit on Climate Change - Comment on China

Commenting on the speeches made at the UN Leadership Summit on Climate Change in New York, Richard Gledhill, partner in PwC Sustainability & Climate Change...

21 September 2009

UN Leadership Summit on Climate Change – PwC experts available for comment

Experts from the PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC) Sustainability & Climate Change practice are available to offer analysis and comment in New York and London during the...

PwC comment on the 2009 Carbon Disclosure Project report

Commenting on the results and implications of the Carbon Disclosure Project’s Global 500 report, released on Monday 21 September in New York, Alan McGill, partner,...

Intimas group plc (in administration) – business sale

Stuart Maddison, Eddie Williams and Rob Hunt of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, joint administrators to Intimas Group plc and Intimas Limited (“Intimas” or “the Group”), are pleased...

PricewaterhouseCoopers announces new head of community affairs

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC) has announced the appointment of David Adair as head of community affairs. He will lead the firm’s national community affairs team, a...

Intimas group plc (in administration) – business sale

Stuart Maddison, Eddie Williams and Rob Hunt of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, joint administrators to Intimas Group plc and Intimas Limited (“Intimas” or “the Group”), are pleased...

18 September 2009

Public borrowing set to overshoot Treasury forecasts in 2009/10 and beyond, says PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

This morning's public borrowing figures show a budget deficit (PSNB) for April-August 2009 of £65.3bn as compared to £26.1bn in the same period a year...

17 September 2009

UK hotels to start healing process late 2010

- Leisure soothes London’s cuts and bruises - But room rates nearly ��20 cheaper than 2008 Early signs indicate the UK hotel industry is over...

How the downturn will change the future of work - PricewaterhouseCoopers report

Some employer brands have suffered hugely as a result of people management decisions made during the downturn, while others have excelled. When asked about the...

16 September 2009

Graduates vote for jobs and employability in record sixth win for PricewaterhouseCoopers

The UK’s largest private sector graduate employer, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC) has been voted the High Fliers Top Graduate Employer of the year for a record...

14 September 2009

Lehman Brothers collapse – one year on: PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP comments on impact on pensions

The collapse of Lehman Brothers investment bank one year ago, on 15 September 2008, is seen by many as the tipping point of the financial...

11 September 2009

China greentech market could grow to $1 trillion annually by 2013

Greentech market could expand to 15% of Chinese GDP by 2013 Addressable market expansion based on replacing conventional solutions Opportunities for UK technology and investors...

PwC comments on the deadline for responses to the second wave of Consultation Papers (“CPs”) published by CEIOPS

More twists and turns to come due to the polarisation of views between trade bodies and regulators, warns PwC Jim Bichard, partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, said:...

High & Mighty Limited (in administration) sold to J.D. Williams & Company Limited

Administrators from PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP have been successful in securing the sale of part of the business of High & Mighty Limited (in administration) (the “Company”),...

08 September 2009

City high fliers hit the ground in £25,000 fundraiser for malaria

£25,000 has been raised in a six hour abseilling challenge to raise funds to fight malaria, involving 50 employees, including several board members, at London...

07 September 2009

Three quarters of private business leaders believe they are over the worst, says PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

Private business leaders are showing confidence in their future, despite the current recession, a survey by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) LLP has found. Three quarters (74.9%) predict...

Leading Lehman lady builds on PwC banking IT team

The PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC) financial services technology group has grown exponentially over the last few years - just in time to cope with the Lehman...

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP announce annual results for year ended June 2009

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, the market leading professional services firm, today announced turnover¹ for the year ended June 2009 of £2.25 billion up from £2.24 billion, a...

01 September 2009

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP further expands Pensions Capital Management team with appointment of Nick Secrett

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC) has appointed Nick Secrett to its Pensions Capital Management team. Nick, who joins from Swiss Re, will advise a range of clients...

Lehman Brothers International (Europe) (in administration) - update

"The parent company, Lehman Brothers Holding Inc, and its various USA subsidiaries that are in Chapter 11, have all established a deadline for claims to...

Two in three people do not trust pensions - employers and providers should take the lead in rebuilding trust

• 70% of people do not trust pensions; women are slightly less trusting than men, while younger people are more positive than older individuals •...
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