56 press releases for "Employment"

28 June 2017

FCA asset management market study report: PwC comments

Commenting on the Financial Conduct Authority's Asset Management Market Study final report, Mark Pugh, PwC's Asset and Wealth Management Leader, said: "We welcome today's final...

20 March 2017

PwC unlocks the value of St Giles Trust Peer to the Future re-offending model

PwC's analysis shows that for every £1 spent, St Giles Trust returns £8.54 in social/economic terms Differentiating peer advisor programme across England and Wales is...

03 March 2017

New banks shed “challenger” label and sharpen focus on distinctive offerings

‘Challenger’ CEOs say distinctive offerings avoid the need to compete directly with the main high street players – many don’t see current account switching market...

23 November 2016

Autumn Statement - PwC comments on interest deductibility proposals for banks

Commenting on interest deductibility proposals for banks, Peter Maybrey, banking and capital markets partner, PwC said: "Supporting the competitiveness of the UK's banking sector is...

Autumn Statement – PwC comments on the impact of salary sacrifice changes

John Harding, employment tax partner at PwC, said: “These changes will lead to increased complexity and costs for employers who want to remain competitive by...

08 November 2016

UK cities now outperform pre-crisis peak – PwC’s Good Growth for Cities index 2016

Oxford and Reading top the 2016 UK city rankings, ahead of other leading UK cities Edinburgh, Southampton and Bristol All cities have shown improved performance,...

21 July 2016

Europe’s banking market in need of a “Fintervention”– and now has a major opportunity to transform itself

European banks must initiate an overhaul in order to fend off new and varied challengers as the spectre of Brexit looms over the sector. This...

24 June 2016

EU referendum - PwC comments on the impact for central government

Martin Jacobs, Central Government lead Partner at PwC, commented: "Change won't be immediate for anyone - we will need to see what happens in the...

EU Referendum- PwC comments on the impact for businesses and their workforce

Ben Wilkins, partner at PwC, commented:  “The vote to leave will have significant implications for businesses and their workforce, in a very wide range of...

EU referendum - PwC comments on the impact for Higher Education

Ian Looker, Education lead Partner at PwC, commented: "Following today's result, universities will remember that the UK excels in the global higher education sector and...

14 June 2016

PwC names Andrew Kail as new UK head of Financial Services

PwC has appointed Andrew Kail as leader of its UK Financial Services practice, succeeding Kevin Burrowes who joins PwC UK’s Executive Board from 1 July...

09 May 2016

Energy sector continues to lag behind UK industries in developing senior female talent – new report

Only 6% of executive boards seats in top 100 UK-headquartered energy firms are held by women - a fifth of PfW’s target of 30% by...

27 April 2016

PwC's Global Investor survey reveals contrast with CEO opinions on key skills, value creation and performance incentives

A new global survey from PwC reveals the differing views between investors and chief executives on key issues such as performance incentives, the availability of...

21 April 2016

PwC named in Top 50 Employers for Women list

PwC has been named as a leader on workplace gender equality by being included in The Times Top 50 Employers for Women 2016. The unranked...

01 April 2016

PwC acquires Rickards Media Services

PwC today announced the acquisition of Rickards Media Services (Rickards), one of the UK's foremost media auditing firms. The London based company, which is the...

29 March 2016

‘Perfect Storm’ of events dampens optimism among financial services firms – CBI/PwC

Optimism among firms in the financial services sector has fallen at the fastest rate since 2011, according to the latest CBI/PwC Financial Services Survey. The...

16 March 2016

Budget 2016 - PwC comments on salary sacrifice

On the announcement that the Government is considering limiting the range of benefits that attract income tax and NIC advantages when provided under salary sacrifice...

17 February 2016

PwC appoints Patrick Spens to explore transformational potential of blockchain,distributed ledger technology and encryption

PwC has hired Patrick Spens, the former regulator, hedge fund founder and city trader, to help consider the implications and possible applications for blockchain technology...

UK banking CEOs issue warnings on cyber threats and job cuts - PwC survey

UK banking CEOs are preparing for cyber-attacks, predicting a decline in staff numbers and planning tax changes to reflect tougher stakeholder expectations over banking transparency....

12 February 2016

PwC comments on gender pay gap reporting

PwC - one of only a handful of companies to already voluntarily publicly report its gender pay gap - comments on the Government’s plans for...

10 February 2016

The doctor will ‘I.T.’ you now: 4 in 10 willing to consult “virtual GPs” through apps, UK-wide study finds

A new PwC study of the UK’s healthcare market has found that almost four in 10 people would be willing to receive advice from their...

21 January 2016

PwC launches new global technology team to harness Bitcoin technology

PwC has recruited 15 leading technology specialists to exploit and commercialise blockchain, the technology that powers the crypto-currency, Bitcoin. The new Blockchain team will be...

18 January 2016

Profitability remains strong as Financial Services firms focus on costs, says CBI/PwC poll

Overseas level of business below normal, quarterly survey finds Growth in business volumes picked up more strongly than expected in the three months to December...

30 December 2015

UK flooding – PwC updates insurance loss estimates from Storms Eva and Desmond and comments on Storm Frank

Mohammad Khan, general insurance leader at PwC, said: “The effects of continuing torrential weather are set to hit parts of the UK even harder. Our...

11 December 2015

Update on Caparo Industries plc and its subsidiaries – collectively the “Caparo Industries Group" or “CIP” – in administration

PwC is delighted to confirm the successful conclusion of the sale of substantially all of the remaining businesses and assets of Caparo Industries Group. This...

IPO market ends 2015 on a high with estimated total annual proceeds increasing by 15% year on year

PwC expects to see more than €58 billion of proceeds raised in FY15, after Q4 delivered five mega IPOs raising more than €1.5billion each across...

30 November 2015

Update on Caparo Industries plc and its subsidiaries – collectively the “Caparo Industries Group" or “CIP” – in administration

PwC is pleased to announce the sale of the Caparo Tubular Solutions business to the Gupta family, whose interests include the SIMEC and Liberty House...

23 November 2015

Update on Caparo Industries plc and its subsidiaries – collectively the “Caparo Industries Group" or “CIP” – in administration

PwC is pleased to announce the sale of Caparo Wire in Wrexham to Rcapital. This deal safeguards the jobs of 79 employees. The business specialises...

17 November 2015

Payroll mistakes cost FTSE100 businesses £10m-£30m per year each

Payroll errors cost the average FTSE 100 company between £10m and £30m per year, a new study from PwC has found. This surprising statistic forms...

30 October 2015

Caparo Industries plc and its subsidiaries – collectively the “Caparo Industries Group" or “CIP” - in administration UPDATE

On Monday 19 October, Administrators from PwC, were appointed to 16 companies within the Caparo Industries Group. These companies were: (1) Caparo Industries Plc (2)...

Caparo Industries plc and subsidiaries – collectively the “Caparo Industries Group" or “CIP”- in Administration

On Monday 19 October, Administrators from PwC, were appointed to 16 companies within the Caparo Industries Group. Following their appointment the Administrators have worked closely...

15 October 2015

Pace of retailers shutting up shop plummets to lowest level for five years says PwC and The Local Data Company

H1 overall closures at five-year lows Lowest churn rate of openings + closures since 2011 Coffee shops, charity shops, take away food shops thriving Cheque...

09 October 2015

AIM Awards celebrate 20th year alongside AIM exchange’s 20th birthday as winners are announced

PwC is proud to announce the winners of the AIM Awards 2015. In this, the AIM exchange's 20th year, the volume, range and quality of...

AIM Awards celebrate 20th year alongside AIM exchange’s 20th birthday as winners are announced

PwC is proud to announce the winners of the AIM Awards 2015. In this, the AIM exchange's 20th year, the volume, range and quality of...

07 July 2015

Connectivity and automation transform the face of finance forever

Finance professionals in top quartile companies cost 40% less than their median peers and spend 20% more time on analysis vs. data gathering The nature...

01 May 2015

How would employees spend a £500 windfall?

Most employees would take extra holiday and invest in long-term savings plans instead of cash rewards if offered a one-off bonus of £500, PwC research...

20 April 2015

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....

08 April 2015

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...

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...

16 March 2015

Net loss of stores rockets almost threefold says PwC and Local Data Company

Mobile phone shops, former bank branches , money services shops suffering Charity shops, coffee shops and E-Cigarettes outlets bucking the trend Despite the rate of...

15 September 2014

PwC UK delivers growth in an improving market

PwC, the professional services firm, has today (Monday) reported revenue growth of 5% to £2,814 million for the year ended 30 June 2014, up from...

10 September 2014

PwC appoint Tina Hallett to lead firm’s government & public sector group

Tina Hallett, an experienced partner and public sector advisor has been appointed as leader of PwC’s government and public sector group. Tina will lead PwC’s...

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...

01 July 2014

PwC pledges support for Invictus Games and launches crowd-sourcing initiative to help build a legacy for wounded, injured and sick Service personnel

PwC, the UK’s leading professional services firm, is to back the Invictus Games, the international sports event for ‘wounded warriors’ from the armed services. Competitors...

30 June 2014

Financial services firms upbeat as business volumes rise- CBI/PwC

The UK’s financial services firms saw another rise in business volumes in the three months to June, and optimism continued to pick up across the...

11 February 2014

Huge boost for community involvement in personal care budget launches

Proved in trial, now extended across UK, could potentially increase care visits by 25% for over 640,000 elderly and disabled people Programme can work across...

07 February 2014

Corporate failures at lowest levels for a decade as funders rescue companies from collapse

PwC analysis of today’s national corporate insolvency statistics finds that the number of company failures has decreased again as positive sentiment has seen funders provide...

01 November 2013

Corporate failures at lowest levels since 2004 as lenders become more flexible

PwC analysis of today’s national corporate insolvency statistics found the number of company failures has decreased again as positive sentiment has seen banks providing more...

23 October 2013

W R Refrigeration Limited – in administration (“WR” or “the Company”)

W R Refrigeration Limited – in administration (“WR” or “the Company”) Eddie Williams and Rob Hunt of PwC were appointed joint administrators of W R...

09 October 2013

PwC’s Paul Cleal wins Race for Opportunity Award for leading the way on ethnic diversity in UK businesses

Paul Cleal, partner and government & public sector leader at PwC, has been recognised as a leader in developing diverse workforces after winning the Champion...
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