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23 press releases from April 2015

29 April 2015

PwC wins consulting awards

PwC wins Customer Engagement and Public Sector Performance Improvement categories Sean Mahdi is Digital and Technology Consultant of the Year Grant Saggers is Strategy Consultant...

28 April 2015

Lower than expected GDP growth: a wobble not a serious slowdown - PwC chief economist comments

In response to new GDP data released today, John Hawksworth, PwC’s chief economist, said: "Today's data showed a surprisingly sharp drop in quarterly GDP growth...

Value of online media to UK consumers understated by £17bn

UK consumers can now access a great deal of content online for a basic access charge that may significantly understate the value they put on...

27 April 2015

PwC is gearing up to Ride the Nation for charity

Nearly 100 intrepid cyclists from PwC’s London office are gearing up to kick off the first stage of the UK firm’s ambitious Ride the Nation...

23 April 2015

Retail sales figures - PwC comments

Commenting on the ONS retail sales figures out today: John Hawksworth, PwC’s chief economist, said: “The retail figures were somewhat weaker than expected in March...

22 April 2015

PwC Legal continues corporate expansion with partner hire

Peter Workman has joined PwC Legal as a partner from King & Wood Mallesons. Peter focuses on buyouts, buy-ins and general M&A, in sectors including...

PwC recognised as top for inclusion at Women and Work Awards

PwC named in The Times Top 50 Employers for Women 2015 The firm also wins the Opportunity Now Transparency Award PwC has once again been...

21 April 2015

PwC launches new ticketing scheme with The Old Vic to help people access the arts

PwC, the professional services firm, is celebrating the third anniversary of its relationship with The Old Vic theatre in London by launching a new ticket...

20 April 2015

PwC achieves five star rating in Business in the Community’s Corporate Responsibility Index – the only professional services firm to do so

Professional services firm PwC has achieved the highest possible rating in Business in the Community’s (BITC) annual benchmark of responsible business, the Corporate Responsibility Index...

Employee Benefits preference varies according to gender and age: PwC research

Businesses are missing a trick by not tailoring work place benefits by gender and age, according to a new PwC study of 2,400 UK employees....

17 April 2015

Labour market data - PwC chief economist comments

In response to new labour market data released today, John Hawksworth, PwC’s chief economist, said: “There was more good news on the labour market today...

14 April 2015

Pension deficits on the rise as Consumer Price Inflation stays flat

The Consumer Prices Inflation (CPI) has remained at zero, the Office of National Statistics announced today. CPI was 0% for the 12 months up to...

Inflation figures - PwC's senior economic adviser comments

Commenting on the ONS monthly inflation figures out today, Andrew Sentance, senior economic adviser, PwC, said: “We have zero inflation for the second month running...

UK house price inflation expected to halve in 2015, as latest data shows sharp fall in London prices

Commenting on the ONS house price figures out today, Richard Snook, senior economist, PwC, said: “Today we release updated PwC projections for house price growth....

13 April 2015

PwC report names top three challenges for global capital markets

A global survey of 261 capital market executives and industry leaders (53 UK respondents) has revealed increasing client profitability (36%), adapting to new technologies (33%)...

PwC appoints new financial services risk assurance partner

PwC has appointed Steve Frizzell as a partner to the UK firm’s financial services risk assurance internal audit services team. Steve has been with PwC...

10 April 2015

Strongest European first IPO quarter since dotcom boom in Q1 2000

Q1 2015 saw €16.4bn of IPO proceeds in Europe, the strongest start for 15 years Activity was driven by €1bn+ deals in Madrid, London, Switzerland...

Half of people would use a workplace smartwatch – PwC research

New research from PwC shows that more than half of employees would consider wearing a smartwatch from their employer if their data was used to...

Pension reforms: Fears of luxury spending are unfounded - pensioners are considering all options, says PwC research

Fears of luxury spending by pensioners able to access their pension pots for the first time this week appear to be unfounded, with just 1%...

08 April 2015

Graduates vote PwC top for record 12 years in a row

PwC voted Top Graduate Employer for twelfth consecutive year and Top Accountancy Graduate Employer for 16th year The firm cement their position as Top Consulting...

PwC targets an extra £56m return to MG Rover creditors as 10-year milestone is passed

Today marks ten years since Rob Hunt, Tony Lomas, and Ian Powell were appointed as administrators of MG Rover Group, the Midlands -based car production...

05 April 2015

PwC pension reforms survey- fewer than 40% of 50-75 year olds have been contacted by their pension provider ahead of April 6th

Fewer than 4 in 10 (36%) of 50-75 year olds have been contacted by their pension provider on the retirement options available to them post...

01 April 2015

Executive pay is falling in real terms and is getting harder to earn as 45% of chief executives receive no salary increase, says PwC research

PwC analysis shows executive pay levels are falling in real terms as early reporting shows 45% of FTSE100 executives have received no salary increase this...
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