32 press releases for "Infrastructure"

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

PwC comments on new National Productivity Investment Fund

John Hawksworth, Chief Economist at PwC, commented: "The government is planning a total of £23 billion of additional capital investment, over and above previous plans,...

Autumn Statement 2016 - PwC comments on devolution

Commenting on today's Autumn Statement, Chris Buttress, Devolved and Local Government Leader at PwC, said: “To help regions in the UK fulfill their economic potential,...

Autumn Statement - PwC Comments on infrastructure investment

Commenting on today's Autumn Statement, Neil Broadhead, Head of UK Infrastructure, PwC said: "The Chancellor’s commitment to allocate £1 billion to small “shovel-ready” schemes like...

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,...

01 November 2016

Low Carbon Economy Index 2016: UK maintains its position as a climate change leader

The UK has maintained its position as one of the world’s leaders on climate action, outperforming decarbonisation levels in the US, Germany, France and the...

29 July 2016

European Banking Authority stress test results: PwC comments

Anthony Kruizinga, PwC's European head of stress testing, said: “The European stress testing regime, which began in its current form with the Comprehensive Assessment in...

17 June 2016

Bank of England FinTech Accelerator partners with PwC on distributed ledger Proof of Concept  

PwC’s Emerging & Digital Technologies team has today announced an exciting project undertaken with the Bank of England which provided technical expertise and support to...

18 May 2016

Queen's Speech 2016: PwC comments on the Prison and Courts reform bill

Commenting on the Prison and Courts reform bill in today's Queen's Speech, Roland Sonnenberg, PwC partner, said: "What we have seen in today’s Queen’s Speech...

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...

18 March 2016

Is UK’s rail network on the brink of the biggest shake up since privatisation? - PwC comments

Commenting on the Shaw Report recommendations, which will now be considered by the Department for Transport (DtR) during 2016, Charles Johnson-Ferguson, PwC transport partner, said:...

16 March 2016

Budget 2016: PwC comments on plans to keep UK moving – on the road or on tracks.

Richard Abadie, PwC transport and infrastructure partner, said: “We welcome the funding announced for further analysis of the Trans-Pennine tunnel, HS3 and Crossrail 2. This...

11 March 2016

Can operators match the pace of the smart ticketing revolution? – PwC survey

91% of London travellers now use smart ticketing technologies – up from 41% in 2014 Only 20% of travellers outside London use smart ticketing despite...

10 February 2016

Boosting working capital could net engineering & construction firms up to €95bn – PwC report

UK sector could net a €4.8bn cash boost by improving working capital practices Industry experienced a jump in revenues of 10.3% year on year, increasing...

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...

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...

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...

28 October 2015

PwC restructuring scheme helps protect 2,000 jobs at steel trader Stemcor after lenders agree terms

As the steel industry finds itself under unprecedented pressure, PwC has announced a deal to help safeguard the jobs of close to 2,000 workers at...

08 October 2015

Europe's IPO pipeline looks promising for the rest of 2015 and may match 2014 proceeds

Q3 2015 activity was subdued – with 53 IPOs (down 30% from Q3 2014) raising €4.6bn (down nearly a third on Q3 2014). 94% of...

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...

16 October 2014

London Mining plc (UK) (“London Mining” or “the Company”) - in administration

Russell Downs and Peter Dickens of PwC have been appointed as joint administrators of London Mining plc. The company produces high specification iron ore concentrate...

19 September 2014

PwC responds to the Scottish Referendum outcome: Lindsay Gardiner comments

Responding to the outcome of the Scottish referendum, Lindsay Gardiner, regional leader at PwC in Scotland, said: “After 23 months of debates and discussions, the...

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...

30 July 2014

PwC comment on London Infrastructure Plan - "some of the solutions need careful consideration"

Commenting on the London Infrastructure Plan released today, Ray Mills, partner, PwC and a specialist in capital projects and infrastructure investment, said: "London needs effective,...

25 June 2014

Global market capitalisation tracker shows US businesses eclipsing the rest of the world

· Almost half the world’s top 100 listed companies are American. · Combined market capital of global 100 rockets by more than six trillion dollars...

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...

04 December 2013

PwC comment on UK energy and infrastructure announcements

Commenting on the strike price, renewables and infrastructure investment announcements by Government today, Ronan O'Regan, head of renewables at PwC said: "The adjustments that have...

04 October 2013

Ian Powell says it's time to close the trust gap

Ian Powell, PwC’s Chairman and Senior Partner, has called for renewed efforts to improve the understanding of businesses’ contribution to society. Speaking at PwC’s 11th...

10 July 2013

PwC partner named as new Vice President of RICS

PwC real estate and infrastructure consulting partner Amanda Clack has been elected Vice President of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), the professional body...

27 June 2013

Spending Review 2013: PwC comment on today's infrastructure announcement

Richard Abadie, global head of infrastructure and partner at PwC said: "Although there were no major surprises, we do now have a lot more detail...

25 June 2013

Spending Review 2013: PwC head of infrastructure wants to see less talk and more action on infrastructure spending

Commenting ahead of tomorrow's comprehensive spending review, Richard Abadie, partner and global head of infrastructure at PwC said: "Through the last couple of spending reviews...
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