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24 press releases from September 2011

30 September 2011

PwC insolvency statistics show businesses are worse off than this time last year

The latest PwC analysis into corporate insolvency numbers demonstrates that the decline in the level of insolvencies witnessed in 2010 has continued into the third...

The UN Climate Change Negotiations: PwC provides a Panama Preview

A standing ovation concluded the climate change summit in Cancun at the end of last year. After the disappointment of COP 15 in Copenhagen, many...

29 September 2011

EU Financial transaction tax - last thing financial markets need

Commenting on the implications of the EU financial transactions tax for insurers following publication of the draft directive, Colin Graham, insurance tax leader at PwC,...

PwC survey shows B2B companies are running blind into the social media world

Companies investing between $416,000 and $1.85m on social media, but not measuring the return on this investment effectively CEOs are still in the early stages...

28 September 2011

Bumper crop for London; leaner pickings and challenges for the regions - UK Hotels Forecast

· In 2011 London hoteliers could see ADR end the year £11 higher than 2010 · 2012 set to be another good year but everything...

22 September 2011

Building industry calls for Government support to go green. PwC & CPA Report

· 91% say sustainability will be core to their business over the next 5-10 years · Over half said tax incentives would be the best...

20 September 2011

PwC comment on announcements re Energy consumer pricing / Ofgem

Responding to the announcement by Energy Secretary Chris Huhne on measures to give energy consumers more protection, and strengthen the powers of energy regulator Ofgem,...

19 September 2011

PwC names David Cooke as new UK automotive leader

PwC has appointed David Cooke as the new head of its UK automotive group, responsible for leading and co-ordinating PwC's services to the industry across...

PwC appoints Paul Cleal as new Government & Public sector leader

Paul Cleal has been appointed as PwC’s new Government and Public Sector Leader, following Jon Sibson who is leaving PwC to be Dean of the...

Communications operators for the 21st century, or digital dinosaurs?

Now is the time for Communications operators to take action to grab the opportunities that abound due to the rise and impact of digital transformation....

16 September 2011

New housing investment model needed from 2015, says PwC and L&Q report

A new report from PwC and housing association L&Q argues for a new, sustainable housing investment model to be introduced by 2015 to ensure a...

15 September 2011

PwC responds to Migration Advisory Committee announcement

Further to the announcement on September 12 by the Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) that the Shortage Occupation List is to be revised to restrict migrants...

14 September 2011

PwC comments on the Carbon Disclosure Project 2011 – Global 500 report

Annual report of world's biggest 500 companies reveals strong correlation between higher financial performance and good climate change disclosure and performance. The Carbon Disclosure Project...

12 September 2011

Independent Commission on Banking – PwC comments on final report

With the Independent Commission on Banking’s final report published today, PwC experts are available for comment on the potential implications for the UK banking industry,...

European restructuring activity expected to rise – PwC run-off survey

Over 60% of (re)insurers believe Solvency II will increase the focus of companies on underperforming lines of business. A third of the respondents also expect...

Willis’ Martin Sullivan argues at PwC’s breakfast briefing that the reinsurance market is fragmenting

Barring Massive Global Event, Soft Reinsurance Market May Become the Norm Monte Carlo, September 12, 2011 – In the absence of a massive global event,...

PwC announces 6% growth in turnover, while recruiting 3,200 people in the year to June 2011

PwC announces 6% growth in turnover, while recruiting 3,200 people in the year to June 2011 PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP¹ (PwC), the market leading professional services firm,...

Tackling undervaluation of the reinsurance sector – PwC report

· 89% of reinsurers valued below tangible book value despite uncorrelated risks’ attractions · The market has lost confidence in the traditional, diversified reinsurance model...

11 September 2011

PwC takes on a record number of graduates, after receiving 33,000 applications for all of its student schemes

Professional services firm PwC is welcoming a record breaking 1,200 graduates this week into its offices across the UK. The graduates, who attended over 100...

09 September 2011

PwC responds to Treasury’s announcement of the withdrawal of the Tax Treaties Anti-Avoidance proposals

The government has today issued a written ministerial statement from David Gauke MP, Exchequer Secretary to the Treasury, announcing that the draft legislation contained within...

Referral fees ban - PwC comments

PwC comments on the UK Government’s announcement that it is going to ban referral fees on personal injury claims. Mohammad Khan, insurance partner at PwC,...

Inaugural Private Business Awards highlight the contribution private businesses make to the UK economy

Dyson win Private Business of the Year 2011 GoCompare win High Growth Business of the Year Winners list demonstrates the breadth of private businesses in...

07 September 2011

Mining M&A grinds to a halt: PwC report

China well positioned to make opportunistic buys and lead a rebound in global mining M&A Signs point to a slowdown in global mining mergers and...

Independent Commission on Banking – PwC comments in advance of final report

With the Independent Commission on Banking’s final report due to be published on Monday 12 September, PwC experts are available for comment on the potential...
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