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12 press releases from April 2017

21 April 2017

Mid-season executive pay snapshot shows continued restraint

Analysis by PwC of the first 40 FTSE 100 companies to publish their remuneration reports in 2017 indicates executive pay levels are falling in real...

Encouraging economic growth in UK and across G7, but productivity levels still lagging

G7 GDP growth rates increased to 1.7% in the last quarter of 2016 Least variation in growth rates across G7 countries than at any time...

12 April 2017

UK labour market data, April 2017 - PwC comments

In response to today’s UK labour market figures, Andrew Sentance, senior economic adviser at PwC, commented: “Although the unemployment rate remains at its lowest level...

Fitness and food replaces fashion and finance as the British high street continues to evolve

Tobacconists, health clubs and jewellers are among the retail chains growing at the fastest rate on Britain’s high streets during 2016, according to research conducted...

11 April 2017

UK patients most sceptical about healthcare via AI and robotics

But open-mindedness of men and the young offers chance to transform healthcare delivery 55% of consumers across EMEA countries are willing to use AI and...

10 April 2017

London regains its position as Europe’s most active exchange for IPOs, although IPO activity remains subdued across Europe

53 European IPOs raised €4.5bn in Q1 2017, an increase of €1.0bn, or 28% as compared to the €3.5bn raised by 50 IPOs in Q1...

06 April 2017

PwC experts comment on gender pay gap reporting

PwC has publicly published its gender pay gap since 2014. Discussing the impact this has had, Sarah Churchman, head of diversity at PwC, said: “Simply...

UK financial services firms fear up to 40% of revenue at risk from FinTech.

Six-in-ten UK financial services firms believe up to 40% of their revenue is at risk of being lost to standalone FinTech firms Almost half (47%)...

05 April 2017

Money Market Fund (MMF) regulation finalised - PwC comments

The Money Market Fund (MMF) regulation* was finalised today with a vote in the European Parliament. Amanda Rowland, asset management regulation partner at PwC, comments:...

04 April 2017

The PwC Sage Impact Centre launches

As part of PwC’s global strategic collaboration with Sage, PwC is launching a UK based PwC Sage Impact Centre to help companies who currently use...

03 April 2017

PwC collaborates with public and private sector partners to uncover new sustained global cyber espionage campaign

The close working collaboration between private sector companies and UK’s National Cyber Security Centre led to identifying and disrupting new cyber attack campaign Systemic cyber...

UK pension fund deficit falls to £500bn, according to PwC’s Skyval Index

New figures released today from PwC’s Skyval Index show the deficit of defined benefit (DB) pension funds stood at £500bn at the end of March...
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