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21 press releases from August 2011

31 August 2011

PwC comments on pensions auto-enrolment

The CIPD survey announcement that more than half of workers don't know about next year's pension reforms which will see employees automatically enrolled into workplace...

30 August 2011

Executive pay set to increase unless turbulent markets take their toll, says PwC

Executive pay will rise in 2012, according to 79% of senior reward professionals across the FTSE 350 recently surveyed by PwC. The findings come ahead...

25 August 2011

PwC appointed administrators to Parkridge Holdings Ltd and Parkridge Gate Developments Ltd

Matthew Hammond and Rob Hunt, of PwC, were appointed joint administrators of Parkridge Holdings Ltd and Parkridge Gate Developments Ltd on 24 August 2011. The...

24 August 2011

Treasury Select Committee - PwC comments on the future of cheques

Following today’s publication of the Treasury Select Committee’s report on the future of cheques, Steve Davies, UK retail banking leader, PwC, said: “There's clearly a...

23 August 2011

PwC report urges manufacturers to protect, prepare and plan against a ticking timebomb of financial instability.

The global manufacturing industry must act now to protect and prepare their supply chain matrix against a ticking timebomb of financial instability, warns a new...

22 August 2011

Pensions risk management deals set to surge as companies find new ways to hedge specific pension scheme risks, says PwC

As pressure continues to mount on corporate pension schemes, a new market is taking off in pension risk management deals which hedge specific risks such...

18 August 2011

PwC appoints Barry Misthal as global head of Industrial Manufacturing Group

PwC has appointed Barry Misthal as the new global head of its Industrial Manufacturing industry group. He will be responsible for leading and co-ordinating PwC's...

16 August 2011

PwC comments on HMRC's proposed tax rules for asset-backed pension funding

With stock market fluctuations and troublesome deficits, HMRC's proposals could have a huge effect on how companies manage pensions. The use of corporate assets instead...

15 August 2011

As the cost of the degree rises, PwC sees applications to its A Level job programme rocket

PwC, the professional services firm, has received 1,600 applications for 100 roles this year for its school leaver programme, a 56% increase year on year,...

14 August 2011

Plummeting stockmarkets hit pensions

PwC analysis shows many defined contribution (DC) pension pots would this week be worth no more than the cash contributions to them over the last...

10 August 2011

PwC comments on business continuity in the wake of the riots

PwC comments on what organisations should be considering in terms of business continuity in the wake of the riots. James Crask, business continuity senior manager,...

PwC comments on the FSA’s publication of its recovery and resolution plans consultation

PwC comments on the FSA’s publication of its recovery and resolution plans consultation paper and discussion paper. Tony Lomas, partner at PwC and lead administrator...

09 August 2011

PwC comments on insurance impacts of UK riots

Commenting on the insurance impacts of the UK riots, Mohammad Khan, partner at PwC, said: "It’s difficult to put a value on the cost of...

08 August 2011

Emerging markets stock exchange M&A activity to accelerate – PwC report

The emerging markets will drive the next wave of transformational change and deal-making in the exchanges sector. This is according to a new report by...

05 August 2011

PwC: Insolvency statistics do not reflect the entire picture of UK plc

PwC analysis of today’s national corporate insolvency statistics found that 5,465 companies entered insolvency in the second quarter of 2011 - this is an increase...

PwC: Personal insolvencies show small rise, but overall trend is a continuing fall in numbers as British consumers watch the pennies

Figures released today by the Government’s Insolvency Service revealed that overall levels of personal insolvency in England and Wales have shown a very slight increase...

Commenting on PwC's insolvency figures in relation to the pub sector, Robert Milburn, hospitality and leisure leader at PwC, said:

"The latest PwC insolvency figures for the pub sector show no improvement in the first half of 2011 when compared with the first half of...

04 August 2011

Attendances rise at UK’s biggest annual sporting events

According to analysis by PwC, 2011 has been a record year for total attendances at the UK’s biggest annual sporting events (by number of paying...

BRIC economies are expected to account for 40% of world GDP growth over 2011 and 2012, says PwC economists

The G7 economies will contribute less to world GDP growth in the next two years than the BRIC economies Eurozone growth expected to slow as...

03 August 2011

Holidays 4 UK Limited – in administration

Ian Oakley-Smith and David Chubb of PwC were appointed joint administrators of Holidays 4 UK Limited (the company) on 3rd August 2011. The company also...

02 August 2011

The market gets it wrong on mining……for a decade - PwC

PwC’s quarterly index which looks at valuations in the UK market, sits at 75, down from 87 last quarter due to falling PE (price earnings)...
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