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36 press releases from November 2010

30 November 2010

Measurement and reporting of greenhouse gas emissions delivers carbon emissions reductions and business benefits

Most companies believe the benefits of reporting outweigh the costs 65% spending up to £50,000 on reporting greenhouse gas emissions Government set to consider mandatory...

29 November 2010

OBR growth and public borrowing projections plausible but risks to growth and employment are weighted to the downside, says PwC

- The OBR has revised up its growth forecasts for 2010 but revised them down slightly for 2011 and 2012. These are broadly in line...

26 November 2010

M&A specialist, Pam Jackson, PwC, named the City’s leading Woman in Business

PwC Partner Pam Jackson was today named the 2010 Woman of Achievement at the Women in the City Awards. Pam, a partner in the Mergers...

24 November 2010

Nominations for 2010 PLC Awards are now open

Nominations for the 2010 PLC Awards are now open across nine award categories. Since last year, eligibility for the awards (which are organised by PwC...

PwC appoints Andrew Miller to head up its government information security services

PwC has appointed Andrew Miller to lead its government information security services offering. The appointment is part of PwC's continued investment in the development of...

Public enthusiastic to join the ‘Big Society’, but put off by time constraints and red tape

A new report by PwC and the Institute for Public Policy Research (ippr) shows there is real appetite from local people to get more involved...

23 November 2010

PwC responds to Communications Minister Ed Vaizey's comments on the potential for Cloud Computing to provide economic benefit to organisations and the public

Andrew Miller, head of information security in government, PwC, responds to Communications Minister Ed Vaizey's comments on the potential for Cloud Computing to provide economic...

22 November 2010

PwC: Top UK businesses are reassured by Government direction on controlled foreign company reform

With the Government’s discussion document on corporate tax and controlled foreign company (CFC) reform expected to be released this week, PwC surveyed over 60 leading...

Transparency is crucial as hedge funds fight for assets, according to PwC report

Hedge fund managers must significantly increase levels of transparency into their governance and operational structures if they are to win institutional investors’ favour for allocation...

18 November 2010

Paying Taxes is Getting Easier Despite Economic Downturn

Nearly 60 percent of the world’s economies have made significant business regulatory changes to ease paying taxes, despite the impact of the downturn and the...

17 November 2010

Scottish Budget 2010 response: Private Sector impact

Frank Blin, executive chairman at PwC in Scotland said: "In the SME sector there is a small amount of contractors who do a significant amount...

Scottish Budget 2010 response: Calman

Rhona Irving, head of tax and Calman expert at PwC in Scotland, commented: "The First Minister has made a call for full fiscal autonomy for...

Scottish Budget 2010 response: Renewables

Stephen Vere, director and energy and renewable specialist at PwC in Scotland said: "The previously trailed £70m investment in port infrastructure to attract offshore wind...

Scottish Budget 2010 response: Police

Robert Kirkwood, director and emergency services expert at PwC in Scotland said: "Whilst the Government has delivered on its commitment to maintain 1,000 extra officers...

Scottish Budget 2010 response: Capital Infrastructure

The Scottish Government today outlined its plans for capital infrastructure, in the wake of last month’s Comprehensive Spending Review announcement that the Scottish capital budget...

Scottish Budget 2010 response: Education

Alan Gray, director and education specialist at PwC in Scotland commented: "While the commitment to continue to invest in the Schools for the Future programme...

Scottish Budget 2010 response: Local Government

The Scottish Government today outlined its plans for public sector service delivery. Marc Mazzucco, head of Scottish local government consulting at PwC in Scotland, commented:...

15 November 2010

Company pension disclosures needlessly deter investors, says PwC

How companies report their pension liabilities in accounts often has an unnecessarily negative impact on investors’ perceptions of the business, potentially resulting in lower share...

5500 applications in six weeks for PwC graduate scheme as signs of graduate confidence return to job market

118% increase in applications against the same period last year 1200 full time graduate and student vacancies to start in 2011 Over 400 internships available...

12 November 2010

PwC’s expanding pension consultancy business boosts numbers with ten senior level appointments including new partner Chris Venables

PwC has made 10 senior level appointments to its extensive UK national pension advisory business. Chris Venables, who joins PwC as partner, is the UK’s...

UK family business owners cautiously optimistic about growth but see challenges ahead, says PwC survey

• 40% of family businesses in the UK said they had seen a ‘modest’ or ‘significant’ growth in demand over the last year • 41%...

11 November 2010

AIFMD European Parliament vote passed - PwC comments

Commenting on the news the European Parliament has this morning voted on adopting the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) rules, Amanda Rowland, partner at...

G20 signals an important milestone in the banking regulatory reform agenda, but more needs to be done

PwC experts are available for comment on the banking regulatory reform agenda at the G20 summit in Seoul. Richard Barfield, director in the risk and...

10 November 2010

Rok plc and Rok Building Limited (in administration) - Update

Employees affected by the cuts can contact the administrators on 020 7212 1355 or employee.help@uk.pwc.com All other employees, suppliers and customers of Rok can call:...

Data explosion leaves companies exposed to new legal risks

Data explosion leaves companies exposed to new legal risks - PwC • 40% of companies concerned about their information stored on third party servers. •...

09 November 2010

PwC projects total UK public and private debt to hit £10 trillion by 2015

Total UK debt was around 540% of GDP at the end of 2009, up from around 200% of GDP in 1987. This large and persistent...

08 November 2010

The good news continues for UK hoteliers

Continued growth is expected in 2011, led by London as well as key provincial cities whose growth mimics London There was more good news for...

Rok Plc and Rok Building Limited – in administration

Rob Hunt, Mike Jervis , Rob Lewis and Jeremy Webb of PwC were appointed joint administrators of Rok Plc (“the company”) and Rok Building Limited...

Global biotech industry must reinvent itself to survive, warns PwC

· Collaboration to form the basis of a new business model for increased innovation and success. · R&D costs stand to be slashed by $160m...

Budding entrepreneurial undergraduates targeted in new live business competition

Graduate employer PwC working in partnership with Bright Futures have launched Business Champions, the ultimate business game, which gives students the opportunity to put their...

04 November 2010

Law firms see fall in fee income across the board but mid-tier come under most pressure, PwC survey shows

Most UK law firms have seen a decline in fee income in the last year, driven by downward pressure on pricing, coupled with a general...

PwC UK further grows Consulting practice with acquisition of Diamond Management & Technology Consultants, Inc

Following the PwC US acquisition of Diamond Management & Technology Consultants, Inc. (‘Diamond’) worldwide business, PwC UK has acquired Diamond’s UK business, adding five new...

03 November 2010

Cuts in the wrong place will leave public sector open to fraud

PwC is warning its public sector clients that spending constraints and staff cuts in the wrong places may leave the public sector open to fraud,...

Goldtrail Travel Limited – in liquidation

Rob Hunt and Ian Oakley-Smith of PwC have been appointed as liquidators of Goldtrail Travel Limited, the Turkey and Greece budget travel operator, which failed...

01 November 2010

Holiday habits are gradually returning

· Consumers are returning to their preferred holiday destinations, although still taking fewer holidays and spending less at the destination than pre-recession · Consumers are...

VAT change eliminates carousel fraud threat from carbon markets

Carousel fraud, estimated to have cost the EU €5bn in lost tax revenues, will be eliminated from UK trading when changes to VAT regulations come...
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