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30 press releases from September 2010

28 September 2010

Archial Architects Limited and Alsop Sparch Limited – Sale of UK businesses

The administrators from PwC are pleased to announce the sale of the UK businesses and certain assets of Archial Architects Limited and Alsop Sparch Limited...

27 September 2010

PwC UK appoints five Non-Executives

The UK firm of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC) today announced the appointment of five Non-Executives in response to the new governance code for audit firms. The...

Growth accelerates in UK financial services sector – CBI/PwC

Activity in the UK financial services sector grew in the last three months at the fastest rate since June 2007, although this growth was much...

24 September 2010

PwC comments in response to Independent Banking Commission announcement

Andrew Gray, UK banking leader, PwC, said: “A thorough and rigorous review of the UK banking sector is to be supported. The issues are complex...

Administrative burden of pensions auto-enrolment more worrying for businesses than costs of pension contributions, says PwC

Independent review team due to present conclusions to the Government by 30th September Employers are more concerned about the administrative complexities of having to automatically...

22 September 2010

Archial Group PLC – in administration

David Chubb and Graham Frost of PwC were appointed joint administrators of Archial Group PLC ("the Group") and certain subsidiaries (see notes for editors) on...

21 September 2010

Public borrowing in 2010/11 on track to undershoot OBR forecasts slightly, but could still be £120 billion more than expected before the credit crunch, says PwC

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

20 September 2010

Carbon Disclosure Project 2010: world's largest companies reporting on carbon and climate strategy examined in annual report

The Carbon Disclosure Project launches its annual Global 500 and S&P 500 reports on the climate change and carbon emission performance of the world's largest...

19 September 2010

Climate Week, New York: Climate Policy update from PwC

From Copenhagen to Cancun: will a New York stop over reveal any progress? In advance of Climate Week commencing on 20th September in New York,...

17 September 2010

London back on the podium as hotels smash occupancy records

· But Olympic pipeline may hinder performance London hotels will lap the rest of the UK over the next year, boasting record average room rates...

16 September 2010

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP boosts AIMS practice

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC) has recruited Michel Abbink to join its UK actuarial and insurance management solutions (AIMS) group as a partner, with immediate effect. He...

15 September 2010

Lehman Brothers International (Europe) (in Administration) (“LBIE”) Creditor Update 15/09/2010

Resolution of unsecured creditor claims – Extension of 17 September 2010 deadline On 16 June 2010, the Joint Administrators announced that they would be testing...

Graduates vote PwC top for ten years in a row

PwC announced as Top Graduate Employer for seventh consecutive year PwC win tenth consecutive year as top Accountancy Graduate Employer Over 11,000 graduate jobs created...

14 September 2010

Community charities win vital funds from major employer’s £100k fund

Five local charities in Birmingham, Manchester, Glasgow, Belfast and London have been awarded vital seed funds in PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Annual Volunteering Excellence Awards which this...

UK out of step with the rest of the world when it comes to planned spending on information security, new global survey shows

Less than a third (31%) of UK companies plan to increase spending on information security over the next year, compared to just over half (52%)...

Basel III: much more for regulators and banks to do, say PwC on eve of two year anniversary of Lehman collapse

Two year Lehman anniversary highlights importance of trusting relationship between banks and regulators in achieving financial stability Regulators still have much detail to work through...

Mergers and collaboration offer UK universities financial lifeline

Mergers and more collaboration in the UK higher education sector could reduce operating costs for cash strapped universities by up to 25 per cent in...

PwC: Boeing flies back to the top of the 100 largest global aerospace manufacturers

Following a year of stable revenue and growth, but sharply declining profits in the aerospace and defence industry, Boeing has leapfrogged EADS to reclaim its...

Ian Woodhouse joins PwC EMEA Private Banking and Wealth Management practice

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC) has recruited Ian Woodhouse to join its EMEA Private Banking and Wealth Management practice as a director. Ian will take up the...

13 September 2010

Mid-market activity dominates financial services deals as M&A turns in a subdued second quarter

Anticipated M&A recovery tempered by cost of debt finance, market volatility and valuation issues But PwC expects continued flow of mid-market deals punctuated by a...

PwC urges agility and rigour as global reinsurers appear split over future market direction

Tried and tested business models are underwhelming the capital markets despite the robustness of the global reinsurance industry PwC research suggests there is little consensus...

Lloyd’s CEO calls for reinsurance industry to take active role in regulatory debate at PwC breakfast briefing

Lloyd’s chief executive Richard Ward has called on global reinsurance markets to continue to engage with regulators and be more visible in the reform debate....

12 September 2010

PwC comments on cyber attacks defending WikiLeaks

Commenting on the cyber attacks on several commercial websites by hackers who claim they are supporting WikiLeaks, Andrew Miller, director, OneSecurity, PwC, said: "These attacks...

10 September 2010

PwC respond to the Committee on Climate Change Renewable Energy Target advice to government.

The Committee on Climate Change has advised the Government to "focus on meeting the current 2020 renewable energy target rather than raising it," and to...

Housing Association Role should be Re-defined according to report by L&Q and PwC

L&Q has developed a report, in collaboration with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) on the unique role housing associations could play in responding to a new age of...

PwC comments on bank capital requirements in advance of Sunday’s Basel meeting

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC) experts are available for comment amidst reports that banks could be required to have a tier one capital ratio of up to...

08 September 2010

PwC annual results 2010 reflect strong growth in sustainability practice

Growth in carbon, climate and CSR reporting assurance Regulation will drive further growth Following the annual results announced this week by PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC), the...

06 September 2010

PwC announces annual results for year ended June 2010 and plans to create 800 new jobs in addition to recruiting 1200 graduates

STRICTLY EMBARGOED 00:01 MONDAY 6 SEPTEMBER, 2010 PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC), the market leading professional services firm, today announced turnover¹ growth of 4% to £2,331m up...

03 September 2010

London Underground strikes – PwC tips for business as normal

Responding to news that London Underground strikes are due to affect commuters on Monday evening rush hour and all day Tuesday (6 & 7 Sept),...

01 September 2010

AIM Awards short list announced

AIM Awards short list announced The short list has been selected by an independent expert judging panel for the 2010 AIM (Alternative Investment Market) Awards,...
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