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21 press releases from May 2010

31 May 2010

Employees rate work-life balance over bonus

· Flexible working is preferred benefit · 50% employees would rather be self employed · Corporate values more important than prestige of working for elite...

26 May 2010

Global sports market speeds up – despite digital race

In the face of tough opposition from the 2008 – 2009 economic downturn, the global sports market is now seeing a robust recovery. A PricewaterhouseCoopers...

Comment on higher education budget cuts

Commenting on the announcement that the coalition government is to cut £200 million from this year’s higher education budget, reducing by 10,000 the number of...

Carbon market price required to limit warming to 2 degrees Centigrade is not expected by market players - adding fuel to calls for tougher action

IETA annual carbon market survey shows traders’ patience wearing thin with market and regulatory uncertainty Confidence in future market price has fallen, undermining low-carbon investment...

25 May 2010

Business leaders learn what the Big Society is all about

Joint release from PwC, the School for Social Entrepreneurs and Business in the Community While David Cameron and Nick Clegg spell out their vision for...

Consumers put biodiversity loss on the never-never for business and other generations to solve

Almost half of Britons claim to understand biodiversity issues, yet almost a third do not think the loss of biodiversity and ecosystem services such as...

Back to the boom in mining sector but costs remain a key differentiator, according to PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC)

The beginning of 2009 saw commodity prices continuing to fall globally, tough price negotiations with customers and challenging market conditions. However, companies responded swiftly and...

24 May 2010

PwC appoints Chief Restructuring Advisor and commits to taking on Chief Restructuring Officer board appointments

Alan Lovell has joined PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC) as Chief Advisor to the firm’s restructuring practice, marking PwC’s commitment to taking on future board appointments. Alan...

22 May 2010

Biodiversity threat will eclipse climate change economic impacts but still misses CEO and valuations radar – PwC study

International Day for Biological Diversity - 22 May Only two of the world’s largest 100 companies see biodiversity as a strategic risk Biodiversity concerns hit...

21 May 2010

Downward revisions to public borrowing reduce scale of fiscal gap to be filled by new Chancellor, says PricewaterhouseCoopers

This morning's public borrowing figures show a budget deficit (PSNB including financial transactions) for April 2010 of £10.0bn, which was up from £8.8bn in April...

PwC research reveals that Finance functions across the public sector will struggle to support upcoming spending cuts

Finance functions across the public sector need to up their game in the face of upcoming public spending cuts, according to a new PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP...

19 May 2010

Emergency Budget Report 2010: PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP experts available for comment

The following experts from PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC) are available to offer analysis and comment in the lead up to, and on the day of Chancellor...

17 May 2010

CJ Garland & Co Limited trading as Garlands Call Centres in administration

Nick Reed, director, Ian Green, partner and Steve Ellis, partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC) were appointed joint administrators of C.J. Garland & Co Limited, trading...

Power v passion: Wealth comes second to location and tradition when projecting World Cup winners

· Brazil favourite to win World Cup 2010 · England would do well to get beyond quarter-finals · African teams should benefit from home region...

13 May 2010

PwC comments on the coalition's agreement and the implications for the UK's financial services regulatory environment

David Kenmir, director, financial services regulatory practice, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, said: "We are pleased to see that regulation remains high on the new Government's agenda. However,...

12 May 2010

PwC comment on government’s alliance agreement on environment issues

Richard Gledhill, head of climate change services at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, comments on the Conservative / Lib Dem alliance agreement on environment issues: "There was a...

PwC comment on government’s alliance agreement on environment issues

Richard Gledhill, head of climate change services at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, comments on the Conservative / Lib Dem alliance agreement on environment issues: "There was a...

Encouraging a culture proud of entrepreneurship will assist recovery

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC) hopes the new Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government will focus on encouraging a culture that is proud of entrepreneurship, working towards...

PwC announce the sale of the business and assets of Sea & Land Power and Energy Limited (a subsidiary of SLP Engineering Limited – in administration)

Stephen Oldfield, Chris Pillar and Mark Shires, partners at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP and joint administrators of SLP Engineering Limited are pleased to announce the sale of...

10 May 2010

Largest ever spring intake of graduates at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

153 graduates join PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP 2010 early intake training scheme Application rates to spring intake jump 88% in a year 22% increase in start numbers...

07 May 2010

PwC: Bankrupt Britons turn to last resort insolvency processes

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