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14 press releases from August 2014

28 August 2014

Migration data - PwC chief economist comments

Commenting on today's new data on net migration, John Hawksworth, PwC’s chief economist, said: "Net long-term migration rose sharply to 243,000 in the year to...

Richard Horne, PwC cyber partner, comments on cyber threats to financial sector;

“In today’s digital world, cyber attacks against the financial sector are constantly on the rise, with data breaches in the global financial sector tripling to...

22 August 2014

Decentralisation: Public still hold Westminster accountable when decentralisation lacks real powers and visibility

PwC survey shows public still hold UK government accountable for public services when they deteriorate nationally, but devolved governments are attracting increasing credit and blame...

21 August 2014

Retail sales and public finance data - PwC chief economist comments

In response to retail sales and public finance data released today, John Hawksworth, PwC’s chief economist, said: "Retail sales volumes continued to grow in July,...

20 August 2014

PwC comments on phase 2 of the Apprenticeship Trailblazer

Gaenor Bagley, PwC head of people, said: “We are proud to be part of the Government’s Trailblazer in Accountancy, which looks to make Apprenticeships more...

19 August 2014

Lehman Brothers Pension Scheme – funding agreement announced

The Joint Administrators of Lehman Brothers International (Europe) (“LBIE”) and the Trustees of the Lehman Brothers Pension Scheme (the “Scheme”) are pleased to announce that...

PwC comment on ONS house price data

Commenting on the ONS house price figures out today, William Zimmern, senior economist, PwC, said: "Today's ONS data shows that average house prices in the...

18 August 2014

Workers trade personal data for a better work deal: PwC Future of Work report

The type of data profiling used by retailers and advertisers could soon become commonplace in the workplace, according to the second in PwC’s Future of...

15 August 2014

GDP figures - PwC chief economist comments

In response to revised GDP data released today, John Hawksworth, PwC’s chief economist, said: “Today's revised GDP figures showed no change in the big picture...

Five key sharing economy sectors could generate £9 billion of UK revenues by 2025

Total revenues for the five most prominent sharing economy sectors – peer-to-peer (P2P) finance, online staffing, P2P accommodation, car sharing and music/video streaming – could...

14 August 2014

Eurozone GDP figures- PwC comments

In response to Q2 2014 GDP figures out today, Richard Boxshall, senior economist at PwC, said: “The latest GDP figures emphasise a soft core at...

Increase in PwC graduate roles met by record levels of student interest

Application to PwC, the professional services firm, have reached a record high of 24,000 applications, or 66 per day, after the number of graduate places...

05 August 2014

One North report - PwC Leeds responds

In response to the One North report, launched today and which proposes £15bn of transport improvements for the North, Arif Ahmad, PwC's senior partner in...

04 August 2014

PwC appoints new data analytics director

PwC has appointed a new data analytics director to the UK firm’s Financial Services Risk and Regulation team. Leigh Bates joins from SAS Institute where...
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