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29 press releases from September 2013

27 September 2013

IPCC / PwC comment on carbon budget & climate negotiations

Jonathan Grant, Director, PwC Sustainability & Climate Change, and specialist in climate policy and carbon emissions comments on the IPCC 5th Assessment Report. (View further...

IPCC/ PwC comment on impact for business, policy, carbon budget, science debate

Dr Celine Herweijer, partner, sustainability & climate change, PwC, comments on the IPCC report: THE SCIENCE “The breadth of global data and peer-reviewed research analysed...

26 September 2013

Industrial property developers welcome leeway on business rates for new buildings

Developers are less likely to be hit with empty rates charges as soon as a new building is complete, following a recent Lands Tribunal ruling....

PwC pay expert comments on Treasury legal challenge to EU bonus cap

Tom Gosling, head of PwC's reward practice, said: "It is clear that a cap on bonuses will lead to higher fixed pay, which reduces boards'...

PwC announces first interim distribution to Omnibus Trust for Lehman Brothers International (Europe) of $7.8 billion

The joint administrators of Lehman Brothers International (Europe) (in administration) (‘LBIE’), have announced that a first interim distribution amounting to $7.8 billion has been distributed...

Shrinking wage gaps will re-shape global businesses

The narrowing wage gap between the UK and emerging economies such as China, India and the Philippines will have major implications for business, according to new analysis published today by PwC.

25 September 2013

PwC’s sustainability & climate change team preview the IPCC AR5 Science report

PwC's sustainability & climate change team preview the implications of the IPCC report for business, including analysis from PwC’s Low Carbon Economy Index, and the...

“Era of ‘growth at any cost’ is over” according to PwC study as people look beyond ‘boom & bust’

93% of company CEOs surveyed by PwC believe measuring their organisation’s total impact, including jobs supported, environmental impact and taxes paid and borne could enable...

PwC joins the World Economic Forum’s partnering for Cyber Resilience commitment

PwC has signed the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) Partnering for Cyber Resilience (PCR) commitment . In supporting this initiative the PwC network joins other leading...

24 September 2013

18 stores a day shutting, but gap between openings and closures cut by almost 80% says PwC and Local Data Company

Women’s clothing stores, video and photography outlets suffering Charity shops, cheque cashing, betting outlets bucking the trend From a decline of more than 20 a...

PwC Top 100 Aerospace companies – Industry returns to profitable growth

Aerospace profits for the Top 100 companies were up again this year, growing 6% over 2011, according to analysis of 2012 annual results. With average...

19 September 2013

OFT reforms to workplace pensions are necessary and needed, says PwC pensions partner

Responding to the OFT's reforms for the UK defined contribution market, Peter McDonald, pensions partner at PwC, said: “The OFT’s reforms are necessary and needed....

PwC: Insurance M&A faces “quiet revolution”

Smarter pricing could reduce European insurers’ combined ratios by 2-3% A new global report from PwC looking at the future of insurance M&A has found...

UK companies getting better at cyber security, but more needs to be done to combat threats, says new PwC survey

• The number of security incidents detected by UK companies in the past 12 months is three times higher than the global average. • 64%...

18 September 2013

Large companies show restraint as executive bonuses drop for second consecutive year, says PwC research

FTSE350 executives have seen their bonuses fall for the second year in a row and one in ten received no bonus at all in 2013,...

16 September 2013

PwC expands its Cloud HR team with 25 new consultants

PwC has grown its Cloud HR consulting team with 25 new hires. The expansion of the London-based team reflects companies’ increasing demand for more efficient,...

15 September 2013

PwC aiming for £40bn return to Lehman creditors

Five years on from the collapse of Lehman Brothers International Europe (LBIE), all creditors are a step closer to recovering 100% of their claims, with...

12 September 2013

Euromonitor wins private business of the year.

Theatres, carpets, Scottish ale and an exploding fail-safe system to seal undersea oil wells were among the winning entries of the Private Business Awards held...

PwC - Shale gas tax regime involves significant complexity

Creating a tax regime for shale gas is complex and the proposed tax incentives may not be as generous as people think, say tax experts...

PwC / CDP 2013 : Path to low carbon business “likely to be littered with awkward compromises and trade offs” on growth, environment and communities

PwC comment on the CDP Global 500 Report 2013 PwC’s Jonathan Grant, director, PwC sustainability and climate change and a specialist in climate policy and...

UK companies must embrace innovation to grow

A half-hearted approach to innovation could undermine the potential of the UK’s economic recovery, future growth and competitiveness, says PwC in its report, Breakthrough Innovation...

Spotlight on codes: PwC analysis of FTSE 350 business codes of conduct

PwC has published ‘Codes of Conduct: A barrier or breakthrough for corporate behaviour?’, a paper examining how businesses are deploying their codes of conduct and...

10 September 2013

PwC boosts its growing reward team

PwC continues to expand its reward team with the appointment of Daniel Hepburn. Daniel joins PwC’s 140-strong reward team from Clifford Chance’s Employee Benefits Group,...

Moving in one direction, with the right kind of growth– PwC’s UK hotels forecast 2014

· Record RevPAR expected in London in 2014 along with stronger pricing; · Signs of stabilisation in the regions, with the best ADR growth in...

09 September 2013

PwC continues to deliver long-term profitable growth as it announces financial performance for 2013

PwC, the professional services firm, has today (Monday) reported revenue growth of 3% to £2,689 million for the year ended 30 June 2013, up from...

05 September 2013

Dealing with a new dynamic: Mining M&A in 2013

A loss of confidence due to write-downs, market uncertainty, and falling commodity and equity prices across the global mining sector dampened M&A activity in the...

Return on investment for telecom operators lags for the third year

But handset manufacturers, new media companies and content providers have seen their returns grow According to recent analysis in the latest edition of PwC’s Valuation...

03 September 2013

PwC appoints Lindsay J'afari-Pak as life insurance partner

PwC has recruited Lindsay J’afari-Pak as a partner to lead the firm’s tax services to the life insurance industry. Lindsay has extensive life sector experience...

InterContinental Hotels Group and Rothesay deal could spark further buy-outs, says PwC

InterContinental Hotels Group and Rothesay deal could spark further buy-outs, says PwC PwC’s pensions team were the corporate advisors on InterContinental Hotels Group UK Pension...
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