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21 press releases from August 2010

31 August 2010

Corporate assets set to overtake cash as main financing source for pension scheme shortfalls, says PwC

Companies looking to repair defined benefit pension scheme deficits will be using assets more than cash contributions over the next year, according to analysis by...

Regional job vacancies available but out of work graduates appear to be turning their backs as they seek out London and the South east opportunities

With four weeks left before the opening of the 2011 graduate recruitment scheme, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP has reported close to 17,000 applications for 1400 vacancies in...

26 August 2010

PwC statement on the Polly Peck case and return of Asil Nadir to the UK

Tony Kett, joint administrator of Polly Peck International plc, said: "Our role as administrators has been to realise the assets of the Polly Peck companies...

20 August 2010

Slowth hits the housing market

Analysis of projected investment returns to 2020 by PwC’s Chief Economist shows that equities offer higher expected returns than bricks and mortar over the coming...

19 August 2010

Public borrowing on track to be broadly in line with OBR forecasts for 2010/11, says PricewaterhouseCoopers

This morning's public borrowing figures show a budget deficit (PSNB excluding the temporary effect of financial interventions) for the four months to July 2010 of...

A Level results revealed, but university isn’t the only route to a great business career

More students who are receiving their A Level results today are considering entering the workplace straight away on training schemes rather than going to university,...

18 August 2010

PwC: Why the travel industry had to kiss goodbye another budget operator this summer

Ian Oakley-Smith comments on the collapse of Kiss Flights, "There are no phoenix from the flames stories this year for the travel industry. Unlike other...

16 August 2010

Borrowers look East as European debt markets stutter

As the sovereign debt crisis in the eurozone once again raises the spectre of an ongoing liquidity squeeze in Europe’s domestic market, UK and European...

15 August 2010

CRC registration deadline, costs and fines set to hit sooner and be much higher than expected, warns PwC

DECC warned this week that there was less than 50 days to go for businesses to register for the Carbon Reduction Commitment (CRC), but Henry...

13 August 2010

Countdown to A Level results: PwC has vacancies for those opting out of university.. but still wanting a great career

With the squeeze on university places this year, students may be looking for other ways to kick start their career, and PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC) still...

11 August 2010

Potential future mortgage interest rate rises to 2008 levels could put a £1,800 average annual squeeze on spending power of 10 million UK households with mortgages

The Bank of England released its latest Inflation Report today. John Hawksworth, chief economist at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC) commented that: “The Bank of England kept...

Businesses clamp down on company car policies

Pressure to control costs and environmental damage is causing businesses to put greater restrictions on company car policies, according to PwC’s Company Car UK report....

Car assembly and sales remain out of balance, says PwC

The difference between car sales and assembly so far in 2010 shows that a return to equilibrium is still some way off, according to PwC’s...

Mixed messages for consumers force retailers to plan for another cautious Christmas, says PwC

Mixed messages about the economy and concern about house prices and the impact of public spending cuts are forcing retailers to plan ahead for another...

10 August 2010

Government communication on Spending Review is missing the mark, says Citizens’ Jury

The Citizens’ Jury had no real idea about the extent of the problem facing public spending until detailed information was provided More information led the...

09 August 2010

UK Manufacturing emerging fitter from recession, says PwC

According to a recent survey by PwC, the UK manufacturing sector is emerging from the recession stronger and leaner than ever. PwC found that leading...

08 August 2010

PwC: Christie's to offer the Lehman Brothers Collection at South Kensington in September

Auction to take place under the direction of the joint administrators of Lehman Brothers Limited ('LBL') and of Lehmans Brothers International (Europe) ('LBIE') Lehman Brothers...

05 August 2010

London RevPAR up ten per cent as hotel occupancy soars

• Aside from tourist centres such as Edinburgh, performances in the north and south remain divided • But public sector cuts could hit the whole...

03 August 2010

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP boosts UK insurance group

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC) has announced a number of changes to its UK insurance group, including new hires, new partner promotions and internal moves. PwC has...

Geo-data must not be sacrificed in public sector cuts

· Lack of local strategies to deal with data will lead to further inefficiency · And crowd sourced data loses its appeal With mounting concerns...

02 August 2010

Lehman Brothers International (Europe) (in administration) - Client money application: appeal judgment

On 2 August 2010, the Court of Appeal handed down its judgment on the appeals made against Mr Justice Briggs’ judgments in an application for...
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