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21 press releases from February 2013

28 February 2013

PwC’s 2013 UK hotel forecast update

PwC’s 2013 UK hotel forecast update A challenging year ahead for hoteliers London - new supply is expected to shave two percentage points off occupancy...

PwC's retail store closure stats: shutdowns climb tenfold between 2011 and 2012

Multiple retailers closures reach 20 stores a day on average across Great Britain’s town centres in 2012, says PwC and Local Data Company analysis Card,...

27 February 2013

PwC survey finds three out of five believe NHS treatment should stop if patients don’t follow preventative medical advice

Three out of five people believe immunisation should be compulsory, and that NHS treatment should stop if patients don’t follow advice to help their condition,...

22 February 2013

PwC comments on Competition Commission's Summary Provisional Findings

The Competition Commission has released summary provisional findings relating to the large listed audit market in the UK. Richard Sexton, head of reputation and public...

21 February 2013

PwC comment on European Commission decision on UK VAT on energy saving materials.

Commenting on the European Commission's decision to refer the UK to the European Court of Justice for its reduced VAT rate on the supply and...

20 February 2013

PwC comments on Isle of Man tax disclosure agreement

Commenting on news that the Government has reached an agreement with the Isle of Man authorities to automatically exchange information on tax payers, Stephen Camm,...

Commenting on Ofcom's announcement of the winners of the 4G mobile spectrum auction, Brian Potterill, director in PwC's telecoms strategy team, said:

"The proceeds of £2.3bn are within PwC's predicted range of £2bn-£4bn, but fall some way short of the Chancellor's budgeted £3.5bn. The auction result breaks...

14 February 2013

AIFMD will force a huge shift in fund managers’ pay, say PwC

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has published its final remuneration guidelines under the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD). Commenting on the guidelines,...

Global shale oil production could boost UK GDP by up to £50 billion by 2035

Shale Oil – the Next Energy Revolution, examines scenarios that consider the potential impact of future growth in shale oil production on global oil prices...

PwC comments on HMRC proposals on procurement & tax

Mary Monfries, head of tax policy and regulaton at PwC, said: "Given public concern about tax revenues, it is not altogether surprising that the Government...

13 February 2013

General insurers see £19bn profit decline from pre-crash high

General insurers saw around £19bn (25%) profit fall in 2011 from a pre crash 2007 industry high, according to PwC research. With the reporting season...

PwC's head of tax comments on OECD report on taxation of multinationals

Kevin Nicholson, head of tax at PwC, said: "The OECD is the right body to be reviewing the taxation of multinationals. No single government can...

Applications rocket 300% for London based Higher Apprenticeship jobs at PwC

Appetite for alternative training options in the capital is strong, but London employers can to do more to demystify Apprenticeships say PwC Appetite for alternative...

11 February 2013

PwC Oversees Accuracy of the Oscars® Balloting Process for 79 Years Running

Final Ballots Due to PwC on Tuesday, February 19, 2013 This year, PwC celebrates its 79th year leading the Oscars® balloting process on behalf of...

06 February 2013

Francis Report: Hospitals and other health service must act now - PwC

Health service providers need to act now rather than wait for the Government to digest the findings of the Francis Report say specialists from PwC’s...

04 February 2013

Banking reform speech - PwC's UK banking leader comments

In response to the Chancellor's speech on banking reform today, Kevin Burrowes, PwC's UK banking leader, commented: "The Chancellor’s decision to electrify the retail ring-fence...

01 February 2013

Employers’ over-reliance on payroll providers threatens success of RTI implementation, says PwC survey

Too many employers are relying on their payroll providers to support their real time information (RTI) compliance, raising the risk that many won’t be ready...

Manganese Bronze Holdings plc and its subsidiaries LTI Limited, MB Property Services Limited and MB Services Limited (all in administration) (together referred to as "London Taxi Company")

Update: PwC announces completion of the deal to save iconic London Taxi cab manufacturer PwC announces the completion of a deal to sell the principal...

Employers’ over-reliance on payroll providers threatens success of RTI implementation, says PwC survey

Too many employers are relying on their payroll providers to support their real time information (RTI) compliance, raising the risk that many won’t be ready...

Jessops in administration UPDATE

Rob Hunt, joint administrator and partner, PwC said: "We can confirm that we have sold the brand and certain other assets to a number of...

PwC comments: Uninsured drivers ‘get fined less than a year’s premium’

Following recent reports that uninsured drivers ‘get fined less than a year’s premium,’ Mohammad Khan, partner, PwC said: “It is disappointing that people who rightly...
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