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28 press releases from January 2017

31 January 2017

PwC appoints Paul Delbridge as London Market Insurance leader

Paul Delbridge has taken on the role of London Market Insurance leader at PwC. Paul is a Partner with 30 years experience at the firm,...

30 January 2017

Non-executive directors face increasing demands that are not translated into pay

More NEDs receive little and often pay increases The number of female FTSE 100 NEDs rises but more work to be done to increase executive...

27 January 2017

Sugar and spice and all things nice- PwC’s 31st annual charity panto

More than 200 employees from professional services firm PwC will swap their desks for the stage as they hit the West End for performances of...

26 January 2017

GDP data, January 2017 - PwC comments

Andrew Sentance, senior economic adviser at PwC, comments on the latest UK GDP data: "The UK economy performed slightly better than expected in the final...

2017: a year of political uncertainty but deal fundamentals are set to trump the politics, says PwC

Total M&A deal value in the power and renewables sector is running at the highest level in the current decade, according to a new report...

25 January 2017

PwC response to High heels and workplace dress codes report

Responding to the Petitions Committee and Women and Equalities Committee report High heels and workplace dress codes, Laura Hinton, head of people at PwC, said:...

50% of the public would pay more tax to improve NHS services

New research published today, by PwC, reveals that half the general public would pay more national insurance to help improve NHS services. Only a quarter...

24 January 2017

Public finance data, January 2017 - PwC comments

Commenting on today's public finance data, PwC chief economist John Hawksworth said: “Today's public borrowing data contained some good news for the Chancellor, with downward...

UK CEOs rate cyber risks as second most significant business threat

Cyber threat concern ranks higher than new market entrants or speed of technological change 97% of UK CEOs currently addressing cyber breaches in their organisation...

PwC chairman comments on industrial strategy

Commenting on the launch of the Government’s green paper on industrial strategy, Kevin Ellis, PwC chairman and senior partner, said: “To thrive outside the EU,...

23 January 2017

UK Government’s Industrial Strategy - PwC’s Head of Utility Strategy & Regulation comments

Stuart Cook, PwC’s Head of Utility Strategy & Regulation, commented on the UK Government’s Industrial Strategy, which was launched today: “Following the merger of the...

Can the UK Government's Industrial Strategy be a sustainable one?

Commenting on the UK Government’s Industrial Strategy, Dr Celine Herweijer, PwC Partner, Sustainability & Climate Change, said: “This Industrial Strategy consultation gives us a fantastic...

PwC backs calls for more returnships

Following calls from the All Party Parliamentary Group on Women and Work for more employers to put in place paid returner programmes or returnships, Laura...

Competition, not Brexit, is the key challenge facing insurers in 2017- CBI/PwC Financial Services Survey

Optimism in the UK insurance industry fell last quarter due to concerns around the economic and trading environment, according to the latest CBI/PwC Financial Services...

Mixed picture for UK financial services sector, latest CBI/PwC survey finds

Hiring expected to rise as profitability improves Sentiment amongst financial services firms deteriorated further in the three months to December, but there are signs of...

Brexit, macroeconomy and cyber threats top challenges for asset management in 2017 - CBI/PwC Financial Services Survey

Brexit preparations, macroeconomic uncertainty and cyber-security threats are 2017’s top-three concerns for UK asset managers, according to the latest CBI/PwC Financial Services Survey. Despite these...

20 January 2017

PwC & SwiftScale Demo Day marks successful end to Future of Work programme

Transforming the workplace through scalable innovation PwC, in collaboration with SwiftScale, this week held a Demo Day to mark the end of the three month...

UK Retail Sales, January 2017- PwC Comments

Reacting to the latest UK retail sales figures, Andy Lyon, retail & consumer partner at PwC said: “The last few retail sales figures have shown...

19 January 2017

Consumer sentiment remains positive, but pressured families are starting to feel the pinch

A quarter of British consumers expect to be better off in 2017 than they were last year, according to PwC’s latest consumer sentiment survey. That’s...

UK business leaders falling behind on addressing AI and automation - PwC CEO Survey

UK CEOs are lagging behind the rest of the world in addressing how artificial intelligence (AI) and automation will impact their business, according to PwC...

18 January 2017

UK labour market data, January 2017 - PwC comments

In response to today’s UK labour market figures, John Hawksworth, chief economist at PwC, commented: "The previously booming UK labour market continues to show signs...

17 January 2017

UK Inflation, January 2017 - PwC comments

Consumer price inflation could rise to almost 3% by the end of 2017 Commenting on the ONS consumer price figures out today, John Hawksworth, chief...

UK House Price Index, January 2017 - PwC comments

First official housing figures of the New Year point to robust market Commenting on the UK House Price Index out today, Richard Snook, senior economist...

16 January 2017

UK CEOs bullish on business growth but bearish on global economy, according to PwC CEO Survey

UK CEOs are more upbeat about the growth prospects for their own companies than 12 months ago, according to PwC’s 20th annual CEO Survey published...

Nominations now open for the 2017 UK Private Business Awards

Nominations are now open for the 2017 UK Private Business Awards - often referred to as the Diamonds - which celebrate the best of UK...

11 January 2017

PwC appoints Jim Bichard as new UK insurance leader

PwC has appointed Jim Bichard to lead its 1,000 person strong UK insurance practice. Jim succeeds Jonathan Howe, who has led the practice since 2013....

09 January 2017

Mental health - PwC comments on the Prime Minister's speech on mental health

Beth Taylor, PwC's mental health leader, comments on Theresa May's speech on mental health and the role of employers: “We welcome the Prime Minister's focus...

Companies need extra £10bn per year for next decade just to fund new pension deficits built up in 2016, according to PwC’s Skyval Index

UK pension funding deficits increased by £90bn in 2016 The EU referendum result had the biggest short-term impact on pension deficits in 2016, with a...
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